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Public Art ID#
PA00331-PA00332
Title of Work
Ranchero
Artist
John Edward Svenson
Date Installed
1953
Public Art Object Type
Sculpture
Object Type
Red wood
Pomona Location
By Millard Sheets Gallery LA County Fair Grounds
Medium
Wood
Description
Primarily known as an Architectural Sculptor, John Edward Svenson was raised in Ontario, educated at Scripps and lives in Upland. His distingished list of commissions includes works for corporations, churches, airports, civic centers, and malls. In 1952, he began a long association with the fair which resulted in some of the most unique attractions, including Storybook Farm, children's playground, Ranchero amd the monorail.
Inscriptions
Sequoia Sempervirens donated through the courtesy of the Board of Supervisors and Vincent Locatelli of Santa Cruz County 1953
Condition
Good
Date Photographed
09/20/2007
Photographer
Colleen Taylor & Delana Martin
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