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Benevolence - Salt Lake City, UT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 40° 46.205 W 111° 53.620
12T E 424580 N 4513618
Quick Description: Benevolence is one of four relief art sculptures that make up the base of the tower for the Nauvoo Bell in the southwest area of Temple Square, near the wall between the Tabernacle and the Assembly Hall, in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2013 9:52:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMGG07
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 6

Long Description:
This four foot high, three foot wide, relief art sculpture is described in the Art Inventory Catalog as follows:

"Four adult female figures, one young boy, and a baby. Three women, dressed in long gowns, stand. The woman at the center holds both arms out to embrace the group. A young boy stands to the proper left of the central woman. A fourth female figure sits in front of the boy and holds an infant wrapped in cloth. The woman to the farthest proper right, holds a basket of fruit. A star shines above the central female figure's head." (visit link)

Along the top of the sculpture it reads: BENEVOLENCE
Along the bottom it reads: THROUGH LOVE SERVE ONE ANOTHER
TITLE: Benevolence

ARTIST(S): Avard Fairbanks

DATE: 1942

MEDIUM: Bronze

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS UT000127

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

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Southwest area of Temple Square


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


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