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Frederick Meyer sculpture

 Collection
Identifier: RITArt-0032

Scope and Contents

Meyer's sculpture consists of three bronze pieces:

  • Man and Woman, circa 1982


  • Untitled (seated woman with flowerpot), undated


  • Untitled (seated woman), undated
  • Dates

    • circa 1982

    Creator

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to researchers.

    Biographical / Historical

    Called RIT’s “renaissance man” by one of his colleagues, Fred Meyer was on the faculty at RIT for 35 years. His initial appointment, in 1950, was with the School for American Crafts, and he later served as assistant to the dean for graduate affairs. In addition to painting, sculpting and illustrating, Meyer was also known as an author, playwright, cinematographer, and art historian.

    Extent

    3 Item(s) (3 Bronze sculptures)

    Language

    English

    Overview

    Sculptures by RIT faculty member Frederick Meyer. Meyer was on the faculty at RIT for 35 years.

    Arrangement

    Collection consists of three pieces of sculpture.

    Physical Location

    Building 99 [all three pieces]
    RIT Art Collection

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Man and Woman was gifted to RIT by the Meyer estate.

    Bibliography

    • Frederick Meyer at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology.
    • Additional description and images of artist work in View It! The Art and Architecture of RIT. By David Pankow, Becky Simmons, Houghton Wetherald. Rochester, NY: Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2004.

    Dimensions

    Sculpture sizes vary: 40 x 66 inches to 6 x 3 feet.

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
    Title
    Frederick Meyer sculpture
    Subtitle
    RIT Art Collection
    Status
    Published
    Author
    Amy Vilz
    Date
    05 September 2011
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    Language of description note
    English

    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

    Contact:
    RIT Libraries
    Wallace Center
    90 Lomb Memorial Drive
    Rochester NY 14623 USA
    (585) 475-4613