Archive for the ‘Nudes’ Category

Moppet Angel West Thompson CT
An Apparently Nude Moppet-Like Angel Kneels and Prays on Top of a Gravestone at West Thompson Cemetery in West Thompson, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 1, 2018)

A Sand Sculpture of a Nude Female Figure Emerging From a Series of Vertical Rectangular Blocks Seen at This Year’s Master Sand Sculpting Competition Held Last June at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 19, 2018)

An Example of a Putto (a Chubby Male Child Usually Naked and Winged) Representing Either a Cherub or (More Likely in This Case) Cupid Carrying a Bunch of Large Grapes on His Shoulder in a Front Yard Garden on Pleasant Street in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 7, 2019)

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Somewhat Similar in Appearance to Either a Cupid or a Cherub, a Putto (Such as This One Found on a Gravestone at St. Luke’s Cemetery in Westborough, MA) Looks Like a Small Boy, Usually Chubby Faced, Often Winged, and Almost Always Nude (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 4, 2015)

A Stylized (and Bit Creepy) Female Nude Sculpted in Clay Over a Metal Armature Discovered Amidst the Tall Grass and Weeds at the Hulls Cove Sculpture Garden on Breakneck Road in Hulls Cove, Maine

A High Relief Sculpture of an Angel With Two Nude Children Carved on a Monument at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 19, 2017) 

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“Boy With a Dolphin”, a Bronze Statue Sculpted by the Well-Known British Sculptor David Wynne, Stands in the Center of the Courtyard at One Chestnut Place in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 7, 2016) 

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Guy-Olivier Deveau’s “Rising from the Abyss”, This Year’s First Place Winner at the Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition, Appears to Have Crawled From Mankind’s Most Terrifying Erotic  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 12 , 2016)

This Incredibly Bizarre Bronze Sculpture by Clyde DuVernet Hunt Entitled “The American Spirit” (Depicting the Inexplicable Gathering of Abraham Lincoln, a Kneeling Topless Woman, and a Naked Young Boy) Was Originally Exhibited at the 1939 New York World’s Fair Before Finding a Permanent Home at the Courtyard of the Bennington Museum on Main Street in Bennington, Vermont (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 17,  2016)

Nude Magnolia Plantation (2)
A Marble Statue of a Female Nude Spied Among the Lush Foliage on the Grounds of the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in Charleston, SC (Photo Courtesy of John Carter)