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Morgan Horse (sculpture)

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Morgan Horse
ArtistAlexandrovich “Sascha” Stanislav Schnittmann
Year1966
TypeBronze Sculpture
Dimensions2.1 m (7 ft)
LocationSanta Clara, CA

Morgan Horse, is a public artwork by artist Alexandrovich “Sascha” Stanislav Schnittmann, located in front of the Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA, United States.

History[edit | edit source]

The Sculpture was commissioned by Robert Morgan, a prominent breeder of Morgan horses.[1][2][3] Robert Morgan had established the Triton Museum, named after his favorite horse, Triton.[4] The sculpture is a depiction of this horse.[5]

Morgan Horse was originally located at the Triton Museum of Art in San Jose. The Triton Museum was relocated to its present location in Santa Clara, and the sculpture was moved to its current site in front of the Museum (year unknown).[5]

Artist[edit | edit source]

Born in New York. 1913–1978.[6] Other works include a 1961 bronze bust of Count Casimir Pulaski in Little Rock, Arkansas.[7]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. All content is copyright of the Morgan Family Living Trust, DBA: Red Fox Stable. Site created andmaintained by Donna Kovach. "Triton Morgan Horses". tritonmorgans.com. Retrieved 2018-07-15.
  2. Paul Monaco; Murwani Adams; Elizabeth Bestul (November 1990). Art around the Bay: a guide to art galleries and museums in the San Francisco Bay Area. Trumpetvine Press. ISBN 978-0-9627649-1-2.
  3. Clarence Robert Tower and Ken Lichtenstein (2014). Legendary Locals of Santa Clara. Arcadia Publishing. pp. 86–. ISBN 978-1-4671-0121-9.
  4. "Art In Our City: The Triton Museum's Morgan Horse Statue – Silicon Valley Voice". www.svvoice.com.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Art & Statues | City of Santa Clara". santaclaraca.gov. Retrieved 2018-07-15.
  6. "WHERE IS IT? Well-read Arkansas schoolchildren should recognize this". arkansasonline.com. Retrieved 2018-07-15.
  7. "Where Is It? Answer - Mobile". m.arkansasonline.com. Retrieved 2018-07-15.


Coordinates: 37°21′22″N 121°57′19″W / 37.3561082°N 121.9552176°W / 37.3561082; -121.9552176



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