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Paintings of Sculpture

5th Ave Mermaid – watercolor painting of sculpture

Rockefeller Center’s Channel Gardens with six water pools, feature fountain sculptures of fish & figures, a bronze female sea nymph – or Nereid, one of 50 daughters of the Greek sea god, Nereus – this one titled “Will”, designed and sculpted by New Jersey artist Rene Paul Chambellan.

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Appeal of the Arts- MFA – watercolor painting of sculpture

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts iconic sculpture, with its remarkable gesture of humility and worship, is a wonderfully proportioned Indian and Horse by sculptor Cyrus Dallin. It speaks to this country’s Native Americans, their heritage and cultural connection between Man, the Earth and the Great Spirit.

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Ether Monument – watercolor painting of park sculpture

The upper half of the Lee Ether monument in Boston’s Public Gardens, the painting was begun on a late afternoon, but completed as the sun had set, which suddenly activated the floodlights at the fountain base; necessitating a change of technique for the shifting of light sources. Please see the study “Fountain Lions”, which is the lower half of the monument, also in this section.

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Fountain Lions -watercolor painting of sculpture

The sculpted base of the Lee Ether monument in Boston’s Public Garden, this granite segment of lion gargoyles back- splashed by the small fountains recalls the finest in civic monuments. A careful palette of low value and granulated colors was used for the stonework.

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Hommage de Printemps a Diana – watercolor painting of sculpture

Situated in a museum’s Italianate garden setting, Diana of the Hunt is portrayed with her symbolic majesty against the textured immensity of live oaks. The statue’s restored surfaces present a remarkable profile of patterns, shades, nuanced colors and brilliant highlights on Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington’s arching bronze figure.

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