Tag Archives: bronzes

The hounds of love are calling – for Diana

Some people may recognize this bronze statue of Diana and the Hounds which stands in front of the Conservatory in Melbourne’s Fitzroy Gardens. It is the work of Australian sculptor William Leslie Bowles, who was born on 26 February 1885 in Leichhardt, New South Wales.  He … Continue reading

Posted in StreetFurniture | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Torso: Don’t lose your head| Go figure it out

French-born American sculptor Gaston Lachaise was born on March 19, 1882.  From 1898 -1904 he studied sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts under Gabriel-Jules Thomas. He began his artistic career as a designer of Art Nouveau decorative objects for the … Continue reading

Posted in Gallery Art, Sculpture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment