Eagles and Prey
N 40° 46.351 W 073° 58.350
The Eagles and Prey sculpture is located in the northern part of The Mall in Central Park, New York City.
Eagles and Prey is a 6' by 6' by 3.5' bronze sculpture set on a 6.75' by 6.5' square granite base. The sculpture depicts a pair of eagles with outspread wings attacking a goat that is trapped between rocks. The sculpture was created by Christophe Fratin and was cast in 1850. It was given to New York City by Gordon Webster Burnham and installed in Central Park in 1863.
The base of the statue is inscribed:
G. W. BURNHAM