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FREDERIC CHOPIN

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

 Frederic Chopin

Joseph C. Mazur

6/11/1925


 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Bust on Granite Base with Bronze Plaques
 

Bust

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 2.5 1 1 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 9 5 5 N/A

Description

Description
The bust of Chopin sits atop a granite pedestal base with two bronze plaques. The base tapers from 5' at the bottom to 3' at the top. The plaque near the top of the base reads: "Chopin born in Poland 1810-1849." The lower plaque reads: "Presented to the city of Buffalo by Chopin Singing Society June 1925."




 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
No information is available at present.





 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Porter Ave., near Symphony Circle and Kleinhans Music Hall Display December 2003 Yes
Buffalo Museum of Science, near Northampton St. entrance Display November 1979 No

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. September 2002 Poor Excellent Good Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 2000 Fair Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. July
1998
Good Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1997 Good Very Good Good Good No
Roman Bronze Works
 
1994 Fair Excellent 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 June 1992 Fair Good No