Glenkiln Sculpture Park
After one of the bronze statues was stolen all the statues except the Glenkiln Cross have been removed.
It comprises six sculptures placed in a moorland setting around Glenkiln Reservoir. The sculptures are located around 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north-west of Shawhead, and 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of Dumfries.
Between 1951 and 1976, local landowner Sir William Keswick (grandson of William Keswick) assembled a collection of works by Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore, and Jacob Epstein. Keswick worked with the artists in siting their works in a natural landscape, and commissioned works.
On 13 October 2013, the BBC reported that Standing Figure had been stolen.
All the sculptures except "Glenkiln Cross" have been removed for security reasons on police advice and are no longer available to view.
The sculptures are:
- Saint John the Baptist (1878) by Auguste Rodin
- Visitation (1926) by Jacob Epstein
- Standing Figure (1950) by Henry Moore
- King and Queen (1952–53) by Henry Moore
- Upright Motive No. 1: Glenkiln Cross (1955–56) by Henry Moore
- Two Piece Reclining Figure No.1 (1959) by Henry Moore
There is also a memorial to commemorate the diamond wedding of Sir William and Lady Keswick.
- Glenkiln Sculptures, Visit Southern Scotland
- Henry Moore sculpture is the star at new Tate show - Great Britain, SculptSite.com
- "Gardens: Sir William Keswick's Glenkiln estate". The Scotsman. 11 January 2010.
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