Fundamental to Carl Jensen’s work is creating something that is instantly recognizable and revives memories. Babe was commissioned by Fred Meijer and is based on the Welsh pony that was Fred’s first pet pony, which he received at age seven.
Carl Jensen. Babe, 1989. Bronze, 55.5 x 82 x 22 inches. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer.