Public Art Research Archive, Sheffield Hallam University
PUBLIC ART IN SHEFFIELD

David Wynne
ĎHorse and Riderí, 1978
Fountain Precinct, Barkerís Pool
stainless steel



Location:
Fountain Precinct, Barkerís Pool (A-Z p5 3E)

Description:
A 12 foot high rearing horse and young male rider with arms outspread. The plaque consists of lettering cut into a polished block of black marble. The plaque reads:

"HORSE
AND RIDER

DAVID WYNNE
PRESENTED TO THE PEOPLE
OF SHEFFIELD
BY THE FAMILY OF
THE LATE HYMAN STONE
IN HIS MEMORY
AND BY THE CREATORS
OF ITS IMMEDIATE SURROUNDINGS
THE GAUNTLET DEVELOPMENTS
A MEMBER OF
THE SLOUGH ESTATES GROUP
1978"

Commission:
Presented to the people of Sheffield by the family of Hyman Stone in his memory and by Gauntlet Developments who built Fountain Precinct. Stone was a solicitor who had an office near this site.

Comment:
The piece, dwarfed by the surrounding massive Fountains Precinct Office Development, overlooks a small double-garden park that opens onto Barkerís Pool. This garden contains Vega Bermejo's 'Cat and Bird'.



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