Archive for the ‘Relief Sculpture’ Category

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A Couple of Muscular Cherubs Found on the Elaborately Carved Marble Entrance Way of an Office Building Located at 745 Boylston Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 20, 2018)

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A Late 18th Century Marble Gravestone (Carved With a Wigged and Winged “Soul Effigy” and a Pair of Stylized Birds) Found in the Bennington Centre Cemetery in Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 15, 2016)


A Winged Soul Effigy Carved on a Late 18th Century Gravestone Seen at Brookfield Cemetery in Brookfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 9, 2018)

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An Example of a Wingless Soul Effigy Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at Old Spencer Cemetery in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 20, 2016)

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A Tiny Winged Cherub Found Above the Keyhole of One of the Elaborate Bronze Doors of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 14, 2019)

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Two Figures Depicting Saint Peter (Carrying Two Large Keys and a Book) and Saint Paul (Gripping a Sword) Found on the Big Bronze Doors of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 8, 2016)

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A Winged Death’s Head Carved on an 18th Century Gravestone Found at King’s Chapel Burying Ground in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 25, 2019)

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A Winged Soul Effigy Carved on an 18th Century Gravestone Found at Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 24, 2018)

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A Mid-Relief Carving of a Cherub Found on a Badly Weathered Gravestone From the Early 20th Century at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 20, 2020)


An Example of a Winged Soul Effigy Seen Carved on a Cracked and Damaged Slate Grave Marker From the Early 18th Century at Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 5, 2017)