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Play Days by Harriet Frishmuth

Monday, December 10th, 2007

"Play Days" Located in the Sunken Garden at the Como Park Conservatory, “Play Days” is a 1925 sculpture by Harriest Frishmuth. Much like “Crest of Wave” — the other Frishmuth sculpture in the Conservatory — “Play Days” is also a nude probably modeled after the dancer Desha Delteil.

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Crest of the Wave by Harriet Frishmuth

Friday, December 7th, 2007

"Crest of the Wave" The nude figure has a certain grace and carefree joy — as if the warmth of the Conservatory compared to the frigid Minnesota winters outside was so inviting she stripped her clothes and started dancing. Or maybe not.

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