Friday, November 11, 2016

Figurative Sculpture: Stone Eagle - Providence, RI

Stone Eagle
Providence, RI

N 41° 47.135 W 071° 24.324

Short Description: 

The Stone Eagle is located on the east side of Roger Williams Park along Fredrick C. Green Memorial Blvd. and opposite Montgomery Ave. in Providence, RI.

Long Description:

An 8.5' high by 17.5' long by 6.5' deep sculpture of a eagle stands on two round concrete platforms in a grassy area of Roger Williams Park. The painted concrete over a wire frame eagle was sculpted by Gail Lynch in 1976 and financed by a grant from the Arts Council. The huge eagle is depicted in the landing position with its talons outstretched and its wings and tail feathers extended. Its left wing slightly higher that the right wing.

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