Boston was founded in what is now the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1630 by Puritan colonists from England. The Boston Athenaeum, a membership library which opened in 1807, wanted its paintings and sculpture to be seen, and the City of Boston wanted to showcase its historic portraits. He designed these large cast bronze pieces of art more than a skeleton comprised of stainless steel. This sculpture was made by Italian artist Marcello Mascherini in the early 1950s and was donated to the City of Houston in 1955 by Mr. and Mrs.
She stands at seven and a half feet tall but mainly because she is mounted on a riser with plants below her feet, she towers over the crowds of folks who collect in front of Jones Hall prior to performances of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Houston Pops Orchestra, The Society for the Performing Arts and a myriad of other shows. David Adickes has developed other huge and intriguing figures which dot the landscape here in Houston and elsewhere across the nation.
The issue that many persons saw with the town was that Boston did not have a symphony orchestra or a museum. The trustees of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston decided in 1898, only 22 years right after the museum opened, that they needed a new building. In the middle of the nineteenth century, Boston published books, set the intellectual tone for the nation, and combined thriving commerce with spiritual and cultural pursuits. At the finish of this period, the committee developed a 200-page report on the excellent museum. These pictures were taken on May perhaps 5th, the very same day that my husband and I visited the George H.W. Bush Monument in Sesquicentennial Park in downtown Houston.