OOS Sculpture

Bedrich Smetana, Composer

Date Unknown / Frank L. Jirouch / Cleveland

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Bust of Czech composer, Smetana, sitting atop a large rectanglar concrete base with inscriptions, a plaque and carved designs. The carved designs on the upper face of the base, just under the sculpture feature ancient people and animals walking, playing music, creating crafts and discovering science all in an orderly procession. In the center of the design, directly under the sculpture, is a seated deity holding a lamp in PR hand and a frame in PL hand.

Location: Czech Cultural Gardens, East Blvd. And Maury St.

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Frank L. Jirouch, “Bedrich Smetana, Composer,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 28, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/973.

Title

Bedrich Smetana, Composer

Description

Bust of Czech composer, Smetana, sitting atop a large rectanglar concrete base with inscriptions, a plaque and carved designs. The carved designs on the upper face of the base, just under the sculpture feature ancient people and animals walking, playing music, creating crafts and discovering science all in an orderly procession. In the center of the design, directly under the sculpture, is a seated deity holding a lamp in PR hand and a frame in PL hand.

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

973

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Gift of

Location Site

Location Street

East Blvd. And Maury St.

Location Type

Media Base Depth

8 feet

Media Sculpture Height

3 1/2 feet

Media Sculpture Width

2 1/2 feet

Media Sculpture Depth

2 feet

Media Base Height

14 feet

Media Base Width

40 feet

Materials

Inscription

sculptor's signature located on PR side of sculpture