The “Woman of the Lake” is 14 ft excessive and is made from poured concrete. It was funded by means of the Federal Public Works of Artwork Venture (PWAP) in 1934. The sculpture presently is situated on the fringe of Echo Park Lake.
An identical photograph to the above picture appeared within the June 1, 1934, Los Angeles Occasions.
Artist Ada Might Sharpless was born on Aug. sixteen, 1899, in Hilo, Hawaii. and grew up in Santa Ana. She studied on the Otis Artwork Institute and later in Paris. Sharpless died in 1988.
KCET examined the historical past of the sculpture in a 2013 report, ”The Woman of the Lake: The Melancholy Period Roots of Echo Park’s Unofficial Patron Saint.”