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650 West Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
United States

8' Monumental Sculpture by Greg Wyatt, Women Athletes, Bronze, 1996 Olympics

$ 375,000
  • Description
    Dore Bronze Scpture Depicting Woman's Empowerment. Famed Scpturer Greg Wyatt's Larger than Life Scpture of a soaring gilt bronze woman striving to achieve her goal.
    Wyatt used Four women athletes as bodes to scpt this once in a lifetime brought to the market palatial bronze. Track and field star, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Marathoner Joan Benoit Samuelson, Synchronized Swimmer Becky Dryoen-Lance and Gymnast Shannon Mirrer.
    Commissioned by Avon Products to represent the 1996 Olympics Wyatt lived and scptured this magnificent marvel at St Johns Devine in NYC. Used as an exhibit at the 96 Olympic Games in Atlanta then displayed in Avon's 1345 NYC location. Imagine this incredible once in a lifetime brought to the market scpture in your garden or as a fountain outside your property, restaurant or palace.
    About the Scptor and some notable works:
    * Fantasy Fountain (1983) – Gramercy Park, New York City[1]
    * Peace Fountain (1985) – The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York City
    * "Baryshnikov" (1981), Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
    * " Two Scptures" (1994), Newington Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
    * Two Scptors (1999) – Georgetown University Medical Scho
    * Victory Eagle (1998) and Hippomenes (1999) – Hofstra University[3]
    * Bill of Rights Eagle – (1998) Antonin Scalia Law Scho at George Mason University in Arlington, VA
    * Tree of Learning (2000) – Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee[7]
    * The Tempest (1999), Hamlet (2000), King Lear (2001), Jius Caesar (2002), A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005), Falstaff/Henry IV (2006), Macbeth (2007) and The Winter’s Tale {2008} – Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon, England[1]
    * Soaring American Eagle (2000) – bronze, courtyard of the State Department in Washington, D.C.
    * The Price of Freedom (2003) – Visitors Center, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
    * "So of the Arts", "Baryshnikov/Spirit of Dance", "Two Peacocks" (2004); La Scha Cantorum de Paris, Paris, France
    * The Tempest, Jius Caesar, King Lear and Hamlet (2003), Twelfth Night, Midsummer Night's Dream, Henry IV, Part 2, and Macbeth (2004) – Elizabethan Garden of the Fger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.[1][8]
    * 'Schars' Lion' (2004) – Cumbia University
    * "Fger Shakespeare Library" (four study model series), 2005; Beijing University, People's Republic of China
    * "Aspire" (2005) Quees Tabe Commission for the Academic and Performing Arts Center, CPCC, Charlotte, NC
    * "Novation" (2007), Giardino, Bardini, Florence, Italy
    * "Heaven and Hell", "Mitosis", "Dante Among the Flames", "Dante's Inferno" (2008); Casa di Dante, Florence, Italy.
    * "Empedocles Bronze Monument Courtyard: Air, Wind, Fire and Water" (2008), Museo Archeogico Regionale di Agrigento, Sicily
    * "Moon Face" (2010), Museo Civico di San Gimignano, Siena, Italy
    * "Two Rivers" (2010) Museo dell Opera del Duomo di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    * "Beatrice", Tall Torch of Liberty", "Egyptian Fish" (2011) Giardino Scotto, Comune di Pisa, Italy
    * "Bathsheba" (2011) Piazza San Agostino, Comune di Arezzo. Italy
    * "Gates of Hudson Arch" (2011) Hook Mountain State Park, Palisades Interstate Park Commission, NY
    * "Sir Stanley Wells" (2012), Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, The Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
    * "William Shakespeare (portrait relief)", "A Midsummer Night's Dream (bas relief)", "Hermione's Transformation (bas relief), "Macbeth", "Henry IV", "Twelfth Night" (2012); Museo della Tomba di Giietta, Commune di Verona, Italy
    * "Amerigo Vespucci" (2012), Organization of American States, Washington, DC
    * "Angel and the Dying Unknown" (2013) Dover Air Force Base, Dover, DE
    * "Don Quixote/King Lear" (2014) Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Caraccios Courtyard, Alcala, Spain/ Fundacion Duques de Soria , Spain
    * "Guardian Angel" (2015) Ft. Wright, KY
    * "Hudson River Scho Artists Garden: Thomas ce, Frederic E. Church, Jasper F. Cropsey, Asher B. Duran", (2015) "Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran, Sanford Robinson Gifford" (2016); Boscobel House and Gardens, Cd Spring, NY
    * "Jius Caesar", "King Lear", "Monocled Man" "Cappuccino Drinker" "Committee of Kings" (2017) Giardino Scotto, Comune di Pisa, Italy
    Corporate Clections
    * "Olympic Woman" (1996) Avon Products, Inc. New York
    * "James Cash Penney Standing" (1992) J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Plano, TX
    * "Gden Re Award" (1982-1992) J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Plano, TX
    * "Life Forces" (1993) American Home Products, Pear River, NY/Immunex Corp., Portland, OR
    * "A.B.C. Eagle" (1978)
    Base 39"Deep, 20" High and 30" Deep Leg 45" Long to Bottom of Buttock.
  • More Information
    Period: 1980-1999
    Condition: Good. Very good to Fine
    Creation Date: 1996
    Styles / Movements: Modern
    Dealer Reference #: 101-Invest
    Incollect Reference #: 648835
Message from Seller:

GREENWICH LIVING DESIGN (est. 1975) is an Antique and 20th Century Art & Design Gallery located in Stamford, CT for over 30 years. Our gallery carries rare and important design objects by both iconic and lesser-known designers from the 18th to the 20th Century – with a focus on 20th Century French design. Recent installations feature Pierre Jeanneret, Maison Jansen, Gio Ponti, Phillip & Kelvin LaVerne, Warren Platner, Ueli Berger, Massimo Vignelli, and many more.

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