Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville by Marlene Hilton Moore

If you've ever driven down University Avenue, in Toronto, you will  have seen a procession of large bronze statues looking over the city.  They are larger then life. Their formidable size is a statement in itself that their image is far greater then reality. They have become apotheosized.

Somewhere along the way sculptor Marlene Hilton Moore opted for realism.  She likes statues which can be seen - face to face - like real people.

This sculpture is of Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville a hero from New France who helped drive out English invaders. It can be found in Ottawa's Confederation Square.

To read the source article, in Canada.Com, please click here.

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