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    Enthroned Washington, the statue of George Washington deemed too risque for Capitol Hill, from @io9

    The African Renaissance Monument (French: Le Monument de la Renaissance africaine) is a 49m tall bronze statue located on top of one of the twin hills known as Collines des Mamelles, outside of Dakar, Senegal. Built overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the Ouakam suburb, the statue was designed by the Senegalese architect Pierre Goudiaby after an idea presented by president Abdoulaye Wade and built by a company from North Korea. It is the tallest statue in Africa.

    Houdon's statue of George Washington: Does this remind you of any other era of Art History?


    Horatio Greenough, George Washington, 1841. The statue was on display in the Capitol Rotunda from 1841 to 1843 when it was relocated to the east lawn. In 1908 Congress transferred the statue to the Smithsonian Institution where it was exhibited in the Smithsonian Castle until its relocation to the new National Museum of American History in 1964. It has resided on the second floor of the Museum ever since.

    Statue of George Washington Wearing a Toga. Erected in 1841 at the Capital Rotunda. Moved in 1965 to National Museum of History.

    Crowd at the inauguration of Rutherford B. Hayes on the east front grounds of the U.S. Capitol, surrounding Horatio Greenough's statue of George Washington, March 5, 1877.

    The Charioteer of Delphi (also Heniokhos, the rein-holder), is one of the best-known statues surviving from Ancient Greece, and is considered one of the finest examples of ancient bronze statues. Found in 1896 at the Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi. It is now in the Delphi Archaeological Museum. Erected at Delphi in 474 BC to commemorate the victory of a chariot team in the Pythian Games, which were held at Delphi.

    Declared the largest statue in the world in 1967,the Motherland Calls, also called Mother Motherland, Mother Motherland Is Calling, simply The Motherland, or The Mamayev Monument, is a statue in Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, Russia, commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad. It was designed by sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and structural engineer Nikolai Nikitin.

    The Statue of Freedom—also known as Armed Freedom or simply Freedom—is a bronze statue designed by Thomas Crawford that, since 1863, has crowned the dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

    Most Famous Statues In the World, Spring Temple Buddha, China

    George Washington -- America was founded on biblical values and truths, which is the foundation of our freedom and liberty. Let us never forsake the Hand that Protects Us. God Bless America!

    By Daniel Chester French. Statue of Abraham Lincoln at Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC bicycle by night tour

    Roku jizo statue, property of Eko-in, Tokyo, Japan

    Marcus Aurelius: "I got this."

    5 Reasons George Washington Was Either Lucky or a Wizard |

    Portrait statue of a boy, Late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Julio-Claudian Roman Bronze

    Statue of a Queen found at the site of Heracleion Black Granite Ptolemaic period.

    #2 went here in middle school... The Statue of Liberty New York...Most important landmarks of the world

    Japanese important cultural property, Hoshi Washo statue, Heian Era (794~1192) 重要文化財 宝誌和尚立像

    Bronze Statue of Artemis and a Deer. Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial ca. 1st Century BC - 1st Century AD