Leon - San Mateo, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 33.770 W 122° 19.338
10S E 559852 N 4157527
Quick Description: A large bronze giraffe in Central Park in San Mateo.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/2/2009 12:25:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM7JY0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
"Life-size sculpture of a small standing giraffe made of copper plates that have been brazed together, a technique which produces the mottled appearance of a live giraffe." Work is named after artist's father: Leon Guibara."
TITLE: Leon

ARTIST(S): Guibara, Albert, sculptor.

DATE: Dedicated May 27, 1978.

MEDIUM: Copper set in concrete footing.

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS CA000053

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Located Central Park, Near 5th Avenue and San Mateo Drive, San Mateo, California


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
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