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Plaque for "God on the Rainbow" (Gud Fader På Himmelsbågan)

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Title

Plaque for "God on the Rainbow" (Gud Fader På Himmelsbågan)

Subject

Angels in art.
Bronze sculpture, American--20th century.
Figure sculpture, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
God--Art.
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955
Outdoor sculpture--United States.
Public sculpture, American

Description

Based on a 1946 sketch by Carl Milles for a peace monument intended for the United Nations Building in New York, Fredericks’ enlargement now stands at the entrance to Stockholm Harbor, a project spearheaded by Cilla Jahn, in collaboration with Millesgården and the AP Foundation.

Plaque reads: In the year 1946 Carl Milles created "God on the Rainbow" as a peace monument to celebrate the founding of the United Nations.

Marshall M. Fredericks, American sculptor and assistant to Carl Milles for many years, made the sculpture in full scale from Carl Milles' original in bronze at Millesgården.

The inauguration of the sculpture was performed by H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf on the 8th of September 1995.

The sculpture was erected by Nacka Strand Forvaltnings AB.
The stainless steel bow was made by Avesta Sheffield AB.

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 14 Folder 21

Date

n.d.

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the Marshall M. Fredericks Archives.

Relation

V-14-21

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng
sv

Type

Image

Identifier

31A

Coverage

Nacka (Sweden)

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Original Format

Color print

Physical Dimensions

5" x 7"

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