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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2018 8:08 p.m. PST

"The influence of art and literature on western culture is not surprising. We see history through the eyes of those artists and writers who record it. They generally follow the thinking of their times. In the 18th century, the depiction of notables was done very seriously, and often in 'dark tones'. Sculptors depicted their subjects in neoclassical positions, The sculpture below depicts George Washington in a typical "Roman God" position…."
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Cacique Caribe Inactive Member14 May 2018 8:11 p.m. PST

I think he commissioned the prototype for these.



Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2018 4:53 a.m. PST

Did he commission Franklin?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2018 10:00 a.m. PST



Old Glory Sponsoring Member of TMP15 May 2018 2:44 p.m. PST

I have heard that he was a real hoot?? He got Thomas Jefferson with a whoopie cushion several times,😅

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