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Title
Nina Saemundsson working on her statue of Prometheus Bringing Fire to Earth in her studio, Los Angeles, 1934
Contributor
Public Works of Art Project (U.S.) (subject)
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Saemundsson, Nina, -- 1892 - 1965 (artist)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
copyrighted
Copyright is owned by the UC Regents
Description
Text from negative sleeve: Saemundsson, Nina. Sculptor, 1934.
34.131997
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.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
-118.356485
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 newspaper caption: Model of Prometheus, sculptored from clay by Nina Saemundsson under the Federal Public Works of Art Project, which yesterday was approved by municipal park commissioners.
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.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph
Identifier
edu.ucla.library.specialCollections.latimes:8268
uclamss_1429_11496
ark:/21198/zz002h9jjb
Subject
Public sculpture -- California -- Los Angeles
Sculptors -- Icelandic -- California -- Los Angeles
Sculpture -- California -- Los Angeles
Place
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Relation
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

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