Hobo Park Sculpture

Title

Hobo Park Sculpture

Subject

figure, male, beggar

Description

Full-length figure of a hobo stands on a green square base. The figure wears a brown hat, blue coat, black shirt, gray trousers and brown shoes. There is band securing the proper left shoe. A hole in the proper right shoe exposes a toe. The trousers have red and yellow patches on the front, and the clothing is generally rumpled and ill-fitting. There is a yellow flower his proper right coat lapel. The figure has a beard and smokes a cigar. His proper right hand is in his coat pocket and he holds a stick with his belongings tied on the end in a bandanna on his proper left shoulder. -- Smithsonian National Inventory

Creator

Jo Mortenson

Date

1987

Format

Painted fiberglass, concrete

Type

outdoor sculpture

Identifier

Hobo Park, Starbuck

Files

http://www.postcardy.com/images/monumentMN/starbuck.jpg

Citation

Jo Mortenson, “Hobo Park Sculpture,” NLLN Regional Art and Artists, accessed August 11, 2022, https://nllnart.omeka.net/items/show/105.