Media cast concrete
Size 41 x 28 x 36 in. / 104.1 x 71.1 x 91.4 cm.
Estimate $2,000 - $5,000
left and right horn broken, beard broken, plinth is well worn; some wear and surface dirt noted; bison head alone measures [height 38 x width 23 x depth 23 inches]; the plinth alone measures [height 41 x width 28 x depth 13 inches]
This is from the Centre Street Bridge in Calgary. These castings were removed from the original bridge in 1999 when it was closed for major renovations. The original castings were executed by James L. Thomson, a Calgary artist who was also responsible for the sculptures adorning the Bow Bridge in Banff. PLEASE NOTE: by bidding on these items, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. These are being sold AS IS - WHERE IS. You are responsible for the pickup and removal of these items from the City of Calgary facilities. They will require a professional mover at the buyer's expense. They must be removed by an agreed upon date with Levis and the City or the buyer forfeits ownership. For additional details or information regarding movers, please contact us. For more information on the artist see the excellent article Al Stinson by Sarah Rieger CBC at www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/al-stinson-sculptor-bison-1.5982940
Al Stinson - Heritage Calgary ~ [20th century] Canadian
listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website; see the excellent article Al Stinson by Sarah Rieger CBC at cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/al-stinson-sculptor-bison