Archive for the ‘Religious Figures’ Category

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A Petite Plastic Pegasus Poses in Front of the Sandaled Feet of a Virgin Mary Statue at St. Joseph Children’s Cemetery in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 14, 2020)

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A Wood Carving of a Standing Buddha Clutching a Closed Lotus Blossom in His Left Hand Seen Inside the Yak Arts International Gallery in Orleans, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 3, 2019)

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An Extremely Tall and Slender Stylized Statue of Jesus Seen at St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 13, 2019)

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A Statue of a Smiling Young Buddha Seen Outside the Floating Lotus Boutique on Bearskin Neck in Rockport, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 2, 2015)

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A Large Buddha Head Carved From Stone Seen For Sale in the Storefront Window of The Sunrise Boutique in Clinton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 30, 2018)

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A Copper Plaque Depicting Lord Hanuman, the Hindu Monkey God, Found Hanging on the Wall at the Booklovers’ Gourmet in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 21, 2019)

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This Sculpture, Entitled “Religion”, Is One of Three Bronze Figures That Can Be Found in Parkman Plaza on the Edge of Boston Common – the Other Two Are “Industry” and “Learning” (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on  February 4, 2015) 

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A Close-Up Detail From a Marble Statue of the Virgin Mary, Whose Right Foot Crushes a Serpent With Forbidden Fruit Clenched in Its Jaws, Found at St. John Cemetery in Plainfield, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 8, 2019) 

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A Standing Buddha Statue Found in the Front Yard Garden of a Private Residence on Pine Street in Leicester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 11, 2017) 

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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)