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WOLFGANG A. MOZART

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Wolfgang A. Mozart

Olin H. Warner (Sculptor), Bureau Brothers (Founder), Mitchell Granite Company (Contractor)

Executed 1892, Dedicated 5/9/1894

 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Bust on Red Quincy Granite Base with Bronze Plaques
 

Bust

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 4 2 2 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 10 2.5 2.5 N/A

Description

Description
This bust of Mozart sits atop a granite pedestal with six bronze plaques. The inscriptions on the plaques read: "Mozart 1756-1791," "Le Nozze di Figaro," "Il Don Giovanni," "Die Zauberfloete," "Requiem," "Erected in 1849 by the Buffalo Liedertafel."





 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
The Bust of Mozart is reputedly the first sculpture installed in Delaware Park and amongst the earliest in the City of Buffalo.




 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Delaware Park, east of the Japanese Gardens and north of the Scajaquada Expressway 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. August 2002 Good Very Good Good Very Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 2000 Good Very Good Good Very Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. July
1998
Good Very Good Very Good Very Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 1997 Good Very Good Very Good Very Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October 1996 Poor Excellent Poor Excellent 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 Good Good No