Fresno, California: Renoir Washer Woman Sculpture (In Transition)

Pierre Auguste Renoir sculpted "La Grand Laveuse," a woman hand-washing laundry, in 1917. There are six original bronze castings in the world, but this one is uniquely people-friendly, as its shiny hand-rubbed parts attest.

Fulton Mall

Address:
Van Ness Ave., Fresno, CA
Directions:
Fulton Mall Mariposa section, south of Fresno St., along the pedestrian plaza off Van Ness Ave.
Hours:
April 2017: Mall renovations; statue status unknown.
Status:
In Transition
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Renoir's Washer Woman

Fulton Mall is soon to be Fulton street, as they are taking out the existing outdoor mall. The bronze statue, owned by City of Fresno, is moving but I don't know to where.

[Margaret McLane, 04/01/2017]

Washer woman.

Renoir Washer Woman Sculpture

In the pedestrian-friendly Fulton Mall, near the Payless shoe store is Renoir's La Grand Laveuse (Washer Woman). It's one of only six castings, and it's the only one that can be touched.

[amy, 05/03/2014]

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