John Wilson

Eternal Presence

1987
40 x 30 x 37 inches
bronze maquette
Museum Purchase in honor of former curator Rachel Rosenfield Lafo’s 20th Anniversary at deCordova, 2004.10

1922 - 2015
Worked in Boston, MA

This version of John Wilson's Eternal Presence is a study for the full size, seven-foot tall sculpture which stands outside of the National Center for Afro-American Artists in Boston.  More info...

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Tap below to hear Nick Capasso, former deCordova Senior Curator, talk about Eternal Presence as a maquette:

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