Grupe Company adds to collection at Stockton HQ while City of Tracy dedicates sculpture
The Stockton offices of Fritz Grupe has long been a mini-museum of bronze sculptures, paintings and artifacts.
Grupe added to his collection recently with the purchase of a bronze by T Barny of Healdsburg, CA. The bronz has a jade patina and is an edition of 25. It is 41" highx41"widex31"long and sits on a 36 inch high pedestal.
T Barny's works are in numerous public, corporate and private collections worldwide. He has worked with every type of material including bronze, wood, water, steel and stone.
Paying respects to the City of Tracy's heritiage, the brass sculpture, "Harvest of Progress" in the sixth Street-Central Avenue roundabout was dedicated Tuesday.
The 16-foot tall bronze statue, created by Rowland Cheney of Clements, CA, features a conjoined farmer and railroad conductor.