Sculpture Saturday #51 March 27, 2021

Sculpture Saturday is hosted by Susan Kelly over at No Fixed Plans.

For this week’s Saturday Sculpture, I’d like to offer some beautiful holy statues.

Sculpture Saturday (Second Installment) from the Hirshhorn Gallery and Sculpture Garden

The Great Warrior of Montaubon, 1898 – 1900/Cast 1956, Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, French b. Montaubon 1861-1929, Bronze
Subcommittee, 1991, Tony Craig, British b. Liverpool, England 1949, Steel

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.