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Title
Nina Saemundsson working on her statue of Prometheus Bringing Fire to Earth in her studio, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
July 27, 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Sculptor Nina Saemundsson standing on a ladder as the works in her living room studio on the clay model for her monumental art deco statue of Prometheus Bringing Fire to Earth. Her studio was located at 3557 Oak Glen Dr.
Nina Saemundsson's final bronze statue of Prometheus Bringing Fire to Earth was sponsored by the Los Angeles' City Parks board's Public Works of Art Project and is located in MacArthur Park.
This photograph was published with the article "Park Board Favors Art Production. P.W.A. Sculptor's Model Worthy of Permanency, Three Members Report." Los Angeles Times, 28 Jul. 1934: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: Saemundsson, Nina. Sculptor, 1934.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_11496
ark:/21198/zz002h9jjb
Subject
Sculptors--Icelandic--California--Los Angeles
Public sculpture--California--Los Angeles
Sculpture--California--Los Angeles
Public Works of Art Project (U.S.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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