Archive for the ‘Religious Figures’ Category

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Buddha Observed Meditating in the Lotus Position Surrounded by Houseplants on a Windowsill at the Crompton Collective in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 7, 2019)

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A Shallow Relief Sculpture of a Winged Lion (Symbolizing Saint Mark) Found on the Facade of Trinity Church at Copley Square in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 14, 2018)

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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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The Imposing Figure of Saint Luke Gazes Down From Above the Copley Square Entrance of Trinity Church in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 20, 2015)

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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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An Unusual Porcelain Figurine of Jesus Wearing a Flowing Cape and Striking a Heroic Pose That Almost Resembles a Superhero Action Figure Discovered at St. Joseph Children’s Cemetery in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 13, 2020)

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This Large, Dramatic Crucifix Towers Over the Tombstones and Monuments in the Center of St Luke’s Cemetery in Westborough, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 20, 2016)

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A Couple of Chubby-Faced Cherubs Cling to the Skirt of the Virgin Mary at St. Joseph Polish Cemetery in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 16, 2016)

Virgin Mary & Baby Jesus Children's Cemetery (2)
The Blessed Mother Mary Cradles a Sleeping Baby Jesus in Her Arms at St. Joseph Children’s Cemetery in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 18, 2020)

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A Small Buddha Statue Seen Sitting on the Granite Ledge on the Front of the Former Carnegie Public Library (Now a Private Residence) on Jewett Street in Rockport, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 5, 2015)