This statue was painted by artist Ginny Lang and was on display at the Betsy Ross House.
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Phanatic Statue Facts:
- Weight: 100 pounds.
- Height: Six feet tall (from bottom of base to top of statue).
- Contents: Statue is made of fiberglass. Base is made of aluminum.
- Each Phanatic statue stands on a base shaped like home plate.
Phanatic Statue Auction Details:
- 300 lbs. of sand included (optional), packaged in bags. Sand may be used to secure the base of the statue.
- Each statue will be retouched by its artist and restored to its original design as best as possible prior to distribution.
- Winners are responsible for pick up or shipment of their statue from Citizens Bank Park. Statues must be picked up or shipped on a mutually agreed upon date and time following the 2010 Phillies season but no later than November 30, 2010. The Phillies will not package statues for shipment.
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Ginny, a South Philadelphia native, has been painting for over 20 years. Her love for painting and drawing began as a child, and continued while taking classes at Montgomery County Community College and Woodmere Art Museum.
Eventually Ginny found her niche in Traditional QuiltArt, where she incorporates traditional quilt patterns - dating back hundreds of years - into her artwork. Her collection also includes landscapes, pet portraits and Civil War general portraits, among others.
Ginny's work includes a quilt that models patchwork from Fanny Chamberlain, the wife of noted Civil War General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. This piece can be found in the permanent collection of the Pejepscot Museum in Brunswick, Maine. Also featured at the museum is a watercolor of Little Round Top, Gettysburg.
Her collection also includes quilt pieces that have been donated to various local non-profit organizations. Ginny's patchwork has been featured in area exhibits, including the Woodmere Museum, the Hill Tea Bar, Cheltenham Art Center and Oreland Art Center.