Archive for the ‘Busts’ Category

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An Angel with Coins in Her Outstretched Palms Emerges From a Terra Cotta Planter in Front of a House on Brown Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 3, 2018)

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A Pair of Comical Ceramic Busts (One of a Young Man Playing the Saxophone and the Other of a Girl Clapping Her Hands Over Her Ears in Obvious Distress) Are Available for Purchase at the Crompton Collective in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 7, 2020)

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A Large Polychromed Cement Bust of a Man Dressed in Colonial Garb (Including a Powdered Wig and Tricorne Hat) Found on the Grounds of Yak Arts International Gallery in Orleans, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 28, 2019)

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A Bronze Portrait Sculpted in High Relief of William T. G. Morton, the American Dentist Credited as the Discoverer of Ether Anesthesia, Discovered Mounted on His Granite Headstone at Westridge Cemetery in Charlton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 1, 2019)

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A Bust of a Gargoyle With Two Blunt Horns on Top of His Head and His Tongue Hanging Out and His Face Being Sold by a Vendor in the Better Living Center at the Big E Held on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 11, 2019)

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The Bust of What Appears to Be a Bearded Man From Ancient Greece Seen in the Storefront Window of Downtown Lost and Found Antique Store on Main Street in Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 21, 2018)

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A Mass-Produced Metal Bust of the American Aviator Charles Lindbergh Available For Purchase at Traditions Antiques on Saranac Avenue in Lake Placid, New York (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 21, 2020)

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A Pair of Mexican Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls Dressed in Festive Holiday Attire for Sale on the Shelves of the Walgreens on Park Avenue in Worcester, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 22, 2016)

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My Cousin Dwayne Szlosek Sent Me This Photo of a Marble Bust That He Spotted at NeverMore Books in Beaufort, SC Which He Insists Is a Dead Ringer For Myself… Perhaps on a Bad Hair Day? (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 19, 2018)


A Stylized Bust of a Woman Carved in White Marble Found on the Grounds of the Hulls Cove Sculpture Garden on Breakneck Road in Hulls Cove, Maine