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Robert Mondavi Memorial Sculpture Commissioned
Quent Cordair Fine Art has commissioned monument sculptor Jay Hall Carpenter to create a 10 foot bronze in honor of the late Robert Mondavi.
Napa, California -- March 28, 2009 -- Quent Cordair Fine Art is honored to announce the creation of a memorial sculpture of the late Robert Mondavi, legendary vintner and champion of the Napa and California wine industries. In honor of her husband, Mrs. Margrit Mondavi has approved the selection of renowned monument sculptor Jay Hall Carpenter for the commission. The ten-foot bronze sculpture will celebrate and memorialize the singular qualities of the man who for decades served as head of the Napa Valley wine community’s extended family. As the anniversary of Mr. Mondavi’s passing approaches in May, he is remembered as an extraordinary leader of vision and energy -- a mentor, inspiration, neighbor, and friend.
Donations to fund the creation of the memorial will be to open to individuals and companies who wish to honor his memory. Interested donors may contact Linda Cordair at 707-255-2242. The location for installation of the sculpture is yet to be selected.
The artist, Jay Hall Carpenter, was elected into the National Sculpture Society before the age of thirty and has won numerous national awards for his sculptures. He served for 20 years as sculptor-in-
ABOUT QUENT CORDAIR FINE ART: Quent Cordair Fine Art was established by artist Quent Cordair in 1996 on the San Francisco Peninsula and relocated to downtown Napa last July. As a premier provider of contemporary Romantic Realism in painting, sculpture and drawing, the gallery has grown to serve an international clientele of private and corporate collectors. It features a large collection of uplifting and inspirational art created by more than 24 artists. Subject matter includes figurative, narrative, allegorical, still lifes, seascapes and landscapes. Award-winning painters and sculptors of international renown are represented, as well as emerging artists of unique vision and accomplishment.
The gallery, at 1301 First St., is open from 11:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Tuesday with private viewings by appointment. The 3,600-square-
Gallery owners, Quent and Linda Cordair are enjoying the positive growth that downtown Napa is undergoing. “Our collection of romantic art is a perfect fit with the romance of the wine country. Our art emphasizes life as it can and should be,” says Linda Cordair.
For more information about the gallery or individual artists, visit the website (cordair.com)
Linda Cordair, Director
Quent Cordair Fine Art
Phone: (707) 255-2242
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Quent Cordair Fine Art was established by artist Quent Cordair in 1996 on the San Francisco Peninsula and relocated to downtown Napa in July 2008. As a premier provider of contemporary Romantic Realism in painting, sculpture and drawing, the gallery has grown to serve an international clientele of private and corporate collectors. It features a large collection of uplifting and inspirational art created by more than 24 artists.
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