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Where are the "Maidens" now?


In late fall of 2022, the fountainhead sculptures, including the four Maidens as well as the terra cotta ring surrounding the fountainhead will be removed and relocated off-site for replication and conservation treatments. The Maidens will be in Indiana while their replications are carved from Indiana limestone (also known as Bedford limestone). This stone was used by Petersen in the 1940s for the original Maidens, as well as in other sculptures on ISU’s campus such as Conversations and Library Boy and Girl


 

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