Morison in Heavy Weather

JenksPenelope Jencks’s portrait of Harvard professor and naval historian Samuel Eliot Morison looked particularly apt in the March 7 Nor’easter. Perched on a surfside boulder with binoculars in hand, the sculpture’s bronze Mackintosh shone with water, and snow gathered on its cap. A surprise bonus was the damp tidepool surrounding the base, in which sea-rounded rocks and bronze crabs, barnacles, and seaweed seemed to slither in wet and sandy-looking concrete.


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