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Siren
Siren
Siren
Siren
Siren
Siren

© André Wallace. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Susan Dawson / Art UK

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A smooth, half-length female figure, with a stylised headdress and her hands clasped in front of her waist. According to Greek legend, Sirens lured sailors to their death by the beauty of their singing.
Title

Siren

Date

1995

Medium

bronze & steel

Measurements

H 130 x W 50 x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 250 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

NE1_SD_S040

Acquisition method

commissioned by Tyne & Wear Development Corporation

Work type

Statue

Owner

Newcastle City Council

Custodian

Newcastle City Council

Work status

extant

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

base: ANDRE WALLACE 96 ©

Inscription description

plaque: River God & Siren / Andre Wallace / 1996 / Commissioned by the / Tyne & Wear Development Corporation; plaque: ART ON THE / RIVERSIDE / Public Art on the Tyne and the Wear / [Braile] // www.art-on-the-riverside.co.uk

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Located at

Sandgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 2NG