R. B. Monument, 2004
Dan Ostermiller (b. 1956)
Born in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Dan Ostermiller focuses exclusively on animal forms, creating large-scale sculptures in bronze. The son of a taxidermist, the artist closely studied anatomy, and in his sculptures emphasizes the attributes of each animal. In R.B. Monument (the initials R.B. refer to the artist's friend), Ostermiller creates an image of a dramatically oversized rabbit with exaggerated form and a calm, nonplussed expression.
Gift of Anson and Debra Beard, Jr. 2010
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Erected by the Brandywine River Museum of Art.
Location. 39° 52.231′ N, 75° 35.559′ W. Marker is in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Hoffman's Mill Road south of Baltimore Pike (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker and sculpture are about 100 feet NNW of the Brandywine Conservancy's Membership, Development & Marketing Offices, and NE of the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Hoffman's Mill Road, Chadds Ford PA 19317, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gradient (Maple Tree), 2015 (within
Also see . . .
1. Dan Ostermiller Biography. (Submitted on September 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Brandywine River Museum of Art. (Submitted on September 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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