OOS Sculpture

Four Seasons Cherubs

2000 / Creator Unknown / Toledo

Four Seasons Cherub Basket.JPG

Four small, upright cherubs are placed throughout the garden, each holding something different: a basket, a bird, grapes, flowers.

Acquired by Mrs. Barbara McKelvy’s mother-in-law from Europe in the 1940s.

(The cherub holding flowers is damaged the most, its face has been worn away)

Location: Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. | Previous Location: McKelvy residence on River Road in Perrysburg, Ohio (Wood County). A 1929 French chateau style home facing the Maumee River.

County

: Lucas

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Citation

: “Four Seasons Cherubs,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed August 4, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/2143.

Title

Four Seasons Cherubs

Description

Four small, upright cherubs are placed throughout the garden, each holding something different: a basket, a bird, grapes, flowers.

Acquired by Mrs. Barbara McKelvy’s mother-in-law from Europe in the 1940s.

(The cherub holding flowers is damaged the most, its face has been worn away)

Date

2000

Source

Personal correspondence with Toledo Botanical Garden Lead Horticulturist, Jonathan Milbrodt, July 13, 2021.
Article from Home Garden. September 2000. Toledo Botanical Garden acquires McKelvy garden sculpture collection. Article supplied by Toledo Botanical Garden.

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2143

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

McKelvy residence on River Road in Perrysburg, Ohio (Wood County). A 1929 French chateau style home facing the Maumee River.

Location Notes

Spread throughout the perennial Color Garden near the pond

Provider Qualifier

Donated by

Provider Entity

McKelvy Family, Perrysburg Ohio

Location Site

Location Street

5403 Elmer Dr.

Location Type

Artist Notes

Europe

Installation Date

2000

Creation Date

circa 1940

Materials

Date Relocated

2000