Sculpture Mystery!


A long-lost sculpture unexpectedly returns to Vassar College and is restored by Steve Tatti before reinstallation. When “Call of the Sea”—long considered lost to the college—inexplicably returned “it was a true surprise,” says James Mundy ’74, the Anne Hendricks Bass Director of Vassar’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, noting that the sculpture’s guardian these past decades remains a mystery. The sculpture arrived in excellent condition, with the classic green patina of aged bronze. A pattern of discoloration about 18 inches from the base is consistent with it having been partially submerged in water or mud.

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