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.
b&w nitrate negative
Sculptors--Icelandic--California--Los Angeles Public sculpture--California--Los Angeles Sculpture--California--Los Angeles Public Works of Art Project (U.S.)