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Indian Combat by Edmonia Lewis

When I first saw this statue, I was confused to see it in the American wing, because it looked European.  So imagine my surprise at discovering that the sculpture was carved by an American woman.  Moreover, she was Native American … Continue reading

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Funerary Monument for the Chapel of the Chateau de la Falaise by Francois Nicolas Delaistre

In honor of the anniversary of Rodin’s birth, the Cleveland Museum of Art had this statue on display, along with other statues.  I liked it.

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Penelope Franklin Simmons

Another excellent American sculpture.

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Flight of Night Paul Manship

\ I just think this is cool. It has a sense of movement and grace.

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Pandora by Chauncey Bradley Ives

This is a great statue. It looks Classical or Renaissance, and yet it’s a relatively modern American statue.

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Bernini’s Rape of Persephone

I found this picture online. Bernini portrays the moment when Hades grabbed Persephone and dragged her into the underworld. The most impressive part of this statue is Hades’ hand pressing into Persephone’s thigh. The marble actually indents and reacts the … Continue reading

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