Saturday, November 16, 2013

The Arts of War and The Arts of Peace in back of the Lincoln Memorial here in Washington, D.C.

Erected in 1950, The Arts of War is in the Art Deco style and sculpted by Leo Friedlander. The Arts of Peace is in the Neoclassical style, and features Pegasus at the center of each composition. It was sculpted by James Earle Fraser.



SW horse eye closeup - Music and Harvest - The Arts of Peace - Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway - 2013-09-30


SW Harvest detail - Music and Harvest - The Arts of Peace - Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway - 2013-09-30


NW closeup - Music and Harvest - The Arts of Peace - Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway - 2013-09-30


NW side view detail 03 - Music and Harvest - The Arts of Peace - Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway - 2013-09-30


SW front detail 03 - Aspiration and Literature - The Arts of Peace - Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway - 2013-09-30


SW view detail 01 - Aspiration and Literature - The Arts of Peace - Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway - 2013-09-30

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