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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Spitalfield Lane
Town:Chichester
Parish:Chichester
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:PO19 6SE
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Object setting:Outside building
Access is:Public
Location note:18th Century Courtyard, St. Richard's Hospital
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:140
Grid reference:D5
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Name : Vincent Gray A.R.B.S.
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Commissioned by: On long term loan by the artist to St. Richard's Hospital
Construction period:1996
Installation date:1996
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Vincent Gray
Object listing:Not listed
Description:A lifesize statue of the composer and conductor, Leonard Bernstein. The statue, dressed in tails, waistcoat and bow-tie, depicts him in the act of conducting an orchestra. Both hands and arms are raised. In the right hand he holds a conductor’s baton. A piece of music is suspended at waist level as if falling to the floor. Faces west in the courtyard.
Iconographical description:The title is taken from Bernstein’s response to an interview question. When asked what were the principles by which he judged a piece of music, he replied; ‘One criterion…does it exalt me?’
Signatures:Signature to outer aspect of right heel:
GRAY 1996

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Free Standing
Object type1:Statue
Object type2:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Standing
Subject type2:Portrait
     Subject subtype1:Standing

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Object Parts

Part 1:Statue
     Material:Resin
     Height (cm):185
     Width (cm):110
     Depth (cm):120
Part 2:Base
     Material:Resin
     Height (cm):30
     Width (cm):90
     Depth (cm):90

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:28/07/2008

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History

History:Since 1992 Vincent Gray has held the position of senior sculptor and assistant to Philip Jackson with the Edward Lawrence Studios, Midhurst.

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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