Scottsdale Public Art

Permanent Art

Woman and Fish

This bronze sculpture depicts a woman spearing a fish. The artist contrasted the realistic rendering of the woman with abstract rendering of the fish.  The sculpture was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cummings of Montreal in 1954.


Abbott Pattison was born in Chicago. He attended the Yale School of Fine Arts and taught at the Chicago Art Institute. His work is a part of the collection of the Whitney Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Israel State Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Chrysler Museum of Art, and the Phoenix Art Museum, among many others.

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