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Gerda Qvist: Sundial (2), 1931. You may not use this photo for commercial purposes. © Photo: Helsinki Art Museum / Hanna Kukorelli


Artist Gerda Qvist

Hietaranta, Helsinki

In 1931, the City of Helsinki organised a competition for public sculptures. One of the many realised entries was “The Sundial” by Gerda Qvist (1883-1957). The pedestal of “The Sundial” is black granite and the dial is worked from metal. The work includes raised figures and the inscriptions TEMPUS FUGIT, MCMXXXI and the signature G. QVIST.

The work of art belongs to the collection of HAM Helsinki Art Museum.

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