Archive for the ‘Monks’ Category

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A Small Icon Carved From Wood of Saint Nil Sorsky Found Hanging on a Wall at the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 23, 2018)

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Saint Francis of Assisi Ministers to Little Birds in Front of the Sacred Heart Parish Speed Learning and Youth Center on East Main Street in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 20, 2014)

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A Mysterious Hooded and Bearded Face Peers out From the Original Stone Edifice of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library on Broadway in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 29, 2017)

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A Small Wooden Statue of Saint Nil Sorsky Seen on Display at the Museum of Russians Icons in Clinton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 13, 2018)


A Wooden Sculpture of Saint Francis of Assisi Found For Sale at the Big Chicken Barn Books & Antiques on Route 3 in Ellsworth, Maine

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A Hooded Saint Francis of Assisi Pets a Bunny Rabbit While Holding a Lantern at Mount Vernon Cemetery in West Boylston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 3, 2019)

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A Stone Carving Of a Monk Studying a Sacred Scroll Seen on the Original Cambridge Public Library on Broadway in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 11, 2018)

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Saint Francis of Assisi Tends to a Fawn, a Squirrel, and a Bunny on the Front Lawn of a Home on Birch Hill Road in Holden, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 7, 2014) 

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Just One of the Many Different Grotesques That Adorn the Soon-to-Be Demolished Old Worcester Polytechnic Institute Gymnasium, This One Dressed in the Robes of a Medieval Monk and Clapping His Large Hands Together (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 20, 2016)


This Carving of a Kneeling Monk Resting His Weary Head on the Stack of Books He Struggles to Hold on to Is Fittingly Found on the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 25,  2017)