OOS Sculpture

Grecian Lady [Untitled]

1862 / Sauvageau / Toledo

Grecian Lady.JPG

Carved in white stone, a draped female figure stands holding a jar at her proper left hip, from which a fountain of water pours into the pool below. She wears a crown of leaves encircling her head and a necklace of large round jewels. A spray of long slender leaves rises up from the ground behind her.

Location: Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, 2 Hippo Way | Previous Location: Above the sea lion shelter.

County

: Lucas

Citation

: Sauvageau, “Grecian Lady [Untitled],” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 17, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/425.

Title

Grecian Lady [Untitled]

Description

Carved in white stone, a draped female figure stands holding a jar at her proper left hip, from which a fountain of water pours into the pool below. She wears a crown of leaves encircling her head and a necklace of large round jewels. A spray of long slender leaves rises up from the ground behind her.

Creator

Date

1862

Subject

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Type

Identifier

425

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

Above the sea lion shelter.

Location Notes

Tucked away in the nearly secluded garden alongside the Conservatory building.

Location Site

Location Street

2 Hippo Way

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

7 ft

Media Base Height

6 ft

Creation Date

1862

Materials

Inscription

Carved along the front base of the statue is the artist's name and date,
"Sauvageau 1862"
A plaque in the garden near the fountain reads,
"Let it be known, there is a fountain not made by the hands of men."/
"In loving memory of Thomas Huntington Taylor, Jr., "/
"son of Kay Taylor..."