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Sculpting an Icon: Christian Petersen and the "Fountain of the Four Seasons"

May 21, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)

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Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Jerome Thompson, retired State Curator with the State Historical Society of Iowa, will explore the people and events that may have influenced this important installation on the Iowa State campus.

In conjunction with Telling Tales: Exploring Narrative Art in the Permanent Collection at Brunnier Art Museum.

Brunnier Art Museum
295 Scheman Building
1805 Center Drive, Ames, IA

Fountain of the Four Seasons, 1941
Christian Petersen (Danish-American, 1885-1961)
Bedford limestone, terra cotta
Commissioned by Iowa State College. In the Christian Petersen Art Collection, Art on Campus Collection, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. U88.69

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