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The Sad Soldier 2

By pamelajean
Also known as the "Waiting Soldier", he sits on a bench near the Town Hall in Cartagena, Spain.
He is a rather dejected looking man, apparently a soldier reporting for duty in the garrison.
The life-size bronze statue in uniform, head in hand, suggests "A Moment of Reflection".

Cartagena (pronounced car-ta-hay-na) is a Mediterranean city and major Spanish Naval Station, and boasts many beautiful statues, and the natives like this type of art.

(Uploaded as a version in Jan 2013).
I changed the background.

Grateful thanks to those of you who were interested enough in my previous sculpture image to leave your kind votes, comments and awards.

Pamela.

Tags: Spain Art Statue Sitting Soldier Architecture Bronze Cartagena Life-size The Waiting Soldier Reporting for duty

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Comments


mac Plus
20 13 Scotland
27 Oct 2021 5:19PM
Lovely detailed statue, and as I cannot remember the previous background, so improved with the new one? Possibly a cluttered b/g? He looks deep in thought - "Why did I join in the first place?"
Ian
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2021 6:03PM
A terrific sculpture and capture
Ju
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2021 6:31PM
clever with the background Pamela.. completely sets this image off so well
27 Oct 2021 7:07PM
Well captured.
interesting info..
manicam 17 44 1 Canada
27 Oct 2021 10:32PM
Nice, the colours are so nice in this photo!

ShermanGrinGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
28 Oct 2021 11:38AM
He certainly does look dejected and deep in thought. A super detailed capture of this fine piece of work, Pamela 😃👍
Trev 😀
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2021 4:30PM
You find the most amazing bronzes... This one is so appealing...
Isabel GrinGrin
2 Nov 2021 8:21PM
Lovely work with the background Pam really sets the sculpture off...Lin

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