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(JFK International Aiport, International Synagogue reliefs: Second Commandment), (sculpture)

Title
Second Commandment), (sculpture)
sculptor
Gross, Chaim 1904-1991
Type
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Medium
Bronze with gold overleaf
Control number
IAS 88280003
Notes
Mowshowitz, Israel, "The Sculpture Reliefs of the Ten Commandments," Jamaica, N.Y.: International Synagogue, 1973.
Summary
A golden calf stands at the center; above the calf are hammers (breaking up the idol); at the bottom, a snake represents the enticer. A dove, is symbolic of God's faithfulness or chastity."
Data Source
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
Owner/Location
John F. Kennedy International Airport Jamaica New York 11430