Saturday, July 6, 2013

NYPL Lions

NYPL’s Riverdale Library has two new lions guarding the entrance. We need your help naming them and the deadline is Friday!  Visit the event page to learn more or check out the article on The New York Times’ City Room blog. Just remember that Patience and Fortitude are already taken!

NYPL’s Riverdale Library has two new lions guarding the entrance. 

Lion Bookends—Pair

Edward Kemeys's (American, 1843–1907) stately lion statues that flank the museum entrance have inspired these replica bookends. Perfect on an office desk or for bookshelves at home.  Our lions are not identical and thus are named for their poses.  Our lion pictured on the left "on the prowl" with his tail pointing down.  Our lion pictured on the right is  "stands in an attitude of defiance," with his tail pointing up.   Our lions are cast in polyresin stone and mounted on a wooden base.

Fallen Angel Monument - Buen Retiro Park - Madrid, Spain...and now for something a tad different... The Fallen Angel Monument (El Angel Caido) depicts Lucifer falling from heaven. The sculpture was first made a plaster model in Rome by Ri...See More

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