Mother - Albin Polasek Museum - Winter Park, Florida, USA.
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N 28° 35.733 W 081° 20.619
17R E 466398 N 3163225
Quick Description: A larger than life bronze sculpture named 'Mother' - Located at the road entrance to the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, also known as 'The Polasek' a U.S. National Register of Historic Places, Winter Park, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/28/2013 6:39:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMGZF9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 6

Long Description:
Entrance to the Museum garden is free. Entry to the museum is $5 if you wish to use the facilities, cafe, shop, or interested in Art, & Sculptures. Museum Web Site: (visit link)

The first cast of 'Mother' (1927) stands at - Bohemian National Cemetery, 5255 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, Illinois.
This featured listing 'Mother' cast in bronze 1973. Stands outside the entrance drive to the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens.

" A group of three figures. Two children and a female, in the center, the "mother" stands with her outstretched proper right arm encircling a partially draped young boy who stands beside her, and in her proper left arm, holds a younger nude child to her chest." Text Source: (visit link)

Info about the artist from Wikipedia:
"Albin Polasek (February 14, 1879 – May 19, 1965) was a Czech-American sculptor and educator. He created more than four hundred works during his career, two hundred of which are now displayed in the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens in Winter Park, Florida." Text Source: (visit link)

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens.
633 Osceola Avenue,
Winter Park,
Florida.
USA.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Mother

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Albin Polasek

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1973

Materials used: Bronze

Location: The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Avenue.

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