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Judith Schaechter (United States, b. 1961)

The Patron Saint of Circus Apes Day Parade
Date: 2000
Dimensions:
26 1/4 x 6 x 68 in. (66.7 x 15.2 x 172.7 cm)
Medium: Stained glass, light box
Credit Line: Museum purchase with funds provided by the Collections Committee and the Windgate Charitable Foundation, 2006
Object number: 2006.1
Not on View
DescriptionStained glass triptych depicting a parade of fantastical animals. The figures in the work include anthropomorphic animals such as rabbits, bears, elephants, and cats, as well as fantastical and human creatures. Many of the figures carry balloons or ride in cars, wheelchairs, wheeled carts, and circus trailers. The animals parade on a rough, pebbled, mauve-colored ground. There is a background of yellow and tan diamonds.
Terms
  • Wall Hangings
  • Stained Glass