Sculpture Saturday: Dr. Samuel Hahnemann

Located on Scott Circle in Northwest Washington, DC, this statue is in the Classical Revival style. Dedicated in 1900.

At the dedication ceremony, guests included President McKinley.
His pensive posture is reminiscent of statues from Greco-Roman period. See the common stance for depictions of Hermes. Mosaics are also reminiscent of the villas of Pompeii.
I rather like the way the little girl is lit up and the grownups are in shadow.
The great man as a young man, studying Hippocrates et al.

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