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Frank Brault

#9

West Hartford, CT USA view map

I was in the parking lot behind two apartments in West Hartford and noticed this statue way in the back of the lot. Apparently, the owner of the apartments, some years ago, arrived with a truck with statues to add a little beauty to the site. I did see another statue outside the entrance for two of the apartments. The person we know who lives in one of the apartment buildings knew only the above story and does not know what or who these statues may represent. It added a bit of interest to my day. :)

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V
1/80s f/4.5 at 12.6mm iso320, cropped full exif

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LynnH11-Sep-2010 21:18
A beautiful statue, and so much moss! It must have been here a long time! Lovely find!
Fay Stout11-Sep-2010 15:56
Beautiful statue and interesting story. Maybe someone is buried beneath it!
reflectionsofnature10-Sep-2010 21:31
Very intriguing sight with a bit of a mysterious air to it. This looks like something I would do...place a random statue here and there on my land to add interest and beauty to the landscape.
Walter O. Koenig10-Sep-2010 19:41
Cool find and shot. Nice patina on the statue.
J. Scott Coile10-Sep-2010 17:44
Such lovely weathered color.
bill friedlander10-Sep-2010 16:15
A fine looking statue that was exposed to the elements for a long time. Great find and well captured. V
Kerry Tingley10-Sep-2010 16:04
I like the smiling through the green moss. My sis says that it reminds her of her home in Costa Rica where everything turns mossy very quickly. ;-)
maggie_falconi10-Sep-2010 14:34
Great find Frank, nice capture!!
Yvonne10-Sep-2010 11:05
A fabulous find Frank, the apartments are quite special because of their addition.
laine10-Sep-2010 09:21
great that they have survived the elements,Frank..a great find
Barbara Heide10-Sep-2010 09:03
lovely find!
Mieke WA Minkjan10-Sep-2010 07:45
interesting story, statue looks a bit like Zeus
Maaike Huizer10-Sep-2010 07:06
This is interesting. Intruiging too. I like this. Beautiful details and a well chosen crop.
borisalex10-Sep-2010 06:43
Excellent find and indeed a good idea for a little bit of art to an otherwise boring apartment complex! Great entry! V.
Cindi Smith10-Sep-2010 06:04
Cool find. Don't see that around apartments often. He looks a bit green! :)
Guest 10-Sep-2010 04:42
LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL
larose forest photos10-Sep-2010 01:33
How intriguing! I think it would be great to have this statue ... a bit of classical grandeur! V