November 30, 2023

National Museum of American History: Carts & Carriages

On our family trip to DC earlier this year, we spent a good portion of the day at the National Museum of American History. There is so much to see! And all the museums in DC have free entry, so win-win.
Took lots of pictures of the carts and carriages on display, enjoy!

November 29, 2023

Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Statue

Earlier this year, the family made a trip to Washington DC. I was hyper-focused on Tootsers sculpting at the time. We walked past this sculpture and I was immediately captured by the artist's rendering of the legs (as you can tell by my selected photography!). I googled it afterward and learned that it is the

Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Statue

According to Wikipedia, it is a bronze equestrian statue, by Kazimierz Chodziński. It is located at Freedom Plaza, 13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C. It shows a mounted figure of General Casimir Pulaski. It was authorized on February 27, 1903, and dedicated on May 11, 1910. While it doesn't replace the study of live horses, I think you can learn a lot by studying the work of other artists.