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BISON

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Bison


 

Cecilia Evans Taylor (Sculptor), Modern Art Foundry (Founder)

Dedicated 1975

 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Statue on Pink Granite Base with Bronze Plaque
 

Statue

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 1.75 .67 1.75 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 4 2.5 3 N/A

Description

Description
Figure of a bison. The inscription reads: "'Bison' by Cecilia Evans Taylor Erected 1975 as a bicentennial project dedicated to the citizens of Buffalo, N.Y. and to the citizens of her sister city, Kanazawa, Japan, where the original bison statue is located. Placement of this statue has been made possible through the Forsythe Fund and the City of Buffalo Parks Department. Stanley M. Makowski, Mayor, Robert C. Penn Commissioner of Parks."



 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
No information available at this period.




 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Main St. between N. Division St. and S. Division St. Display December 2003 Yes

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October 1996 Poor Excellent Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 2002 Very Good Very Good Good Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October 2000 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 1998 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1997 Fair Very Good Good Good No

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning Save Outdoor Sculpture Inventory and Condition Survey July 1992 Poor Good N/A