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Sword in the Sphinx

Virginia Montgomery's avatar Virginia Montgomery

SWORD IN THE SPHINX is an enigmatic public sculpture. The outdoor artwork includes a resin-cast copy of a historical French garden sphinx in the likeness of the 18th century court mistress, Madame de Pompadour, impaled with a hand-forged, artist-smithed sword.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 42 in
  • Medium: Resin, steel, rust, concrete, enamel
  • Width: 14 in
  • Year created: 2018
  • Height: 108 in