Image: Elder Statesman W. Auerbach 1913-1990 Serving All
(Akron, Ohio, 1923 - 1993, Akron, Ohio)

Elder Statesman W. Auerbach 1913-1990 Serving All , 1990

Telephone wire over paper and plaster with mixed media
15 1/2 in. x 11 7/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (39.37 cm x 30.16 cm x 26.04 cm)
Gift of Mary and Charles Auerbach
McCaffrey, an Akron artist, made this sculpture to commemorate the death of the father of a friend.  Created after the subject’s death, the portrait is based on photographs attached to Auerbach’s hat.  The memorial portrait has a long tradition in both the history of “fine” and “folk” art.
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