Resting StagElie Nadelman
bronze, 1' 4 ˝ H, 1' 9" L
Sleek modeling abstracts the form, emphasizing smooth contours and elegant line.
Man Carving his own DestinyAlbin Polásek
limestone, 7' 10˝" H, 3' 3" W, 2' 7" D
Just as the powerfully modeled man is freeing himself from the stone block (the hammer is poised to strike the chisel), this work symbolizes man's efforts to define his own character and carve his own future.
The PuritanAugustus Saint-Gaudens
1887 (first version)
bronze statuette, 2' 6˝" H
One of the earliest works in Brookgreen Gardens, The Puritan is by one of the first and most influential American sculptors. Determination is the keynote in this depictions of a Puritan, dressed in the 17th century fashion, holding a Bible, and marching forward.
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