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Lupine Meadow Roll - Salt Lake City, UT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 40° 46.182 W 111° 54.008
12T E 424034 N 4513581
Quick Description: A playful looking, smallish, bear sculpture lying on its back atop a concrete base, situated at the southeast corner of the Triad Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2013 11:28:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMGG0W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
This smallish bear seems to be playing while lying on its back; as if it was waiting for a sibling to playfully pounce. The Art Inventory Catalog lists this art piece as follows:

"A bear lies on his back with all four paws in the air. His head is raised." (visit link)

The bear sculpture measures about 1 foot by 8 inches by 2 feet, with the sculpted concrete base measuring approximately 2 x 2 x 2 feet.
TITLE: Lupine Meadow Roll

ARTIST(S): John B. Mortensen

DATE: 1990

MEDIUM: Sculpture: bronze; Base: concrete

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS UT000087

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

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Northwest corner of 300 West and South Temple Steet, near the Triad Center fountain.


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
None noted.


Visit Instructions:
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