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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 11 February 2015 in Art & Design.

One of four niche sculptures in the rotunda. Architect Richard Kletting had recommended four allegorical sculptures when he designed the building. It was only during the $227 million restoration project of 2004 - 2008, that his vision was finally realized. The young animal is a Rocky Mountain Elk, the State animal. There's that beehive again.

Utah State Capitol
Salt Lake City, Utah

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Gorgeous sculpture

11 Feb 2015 5:30am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful sculpture

11 Feb 2015 5:41am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle statue quelle niche et cette pierre superbe.

11 Feb 2015 5:45am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellente compo

11 Feb 2015 6:20am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a powerful statement that feels to make - impressive work.

11 Feb 2015 6:33am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Une jolie sculpture

11 Feb 2015 7:25am

Francesco from turin, Italy

très beau….

11 Feb 2015 7:43am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Once again beautiful light your capture here. A wonderful sense of allegory.

11 Feb 2015 8:47am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle lumière

11 Feb 2015 9:53am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb light and sculpture.:-)

11 Feb 2015 11:05am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful shot of the sculpture. I like the beautiful details.

11 Feb 2015 1:02pm

Olivier Rault from Bayeux, France

Magnifique sculpture, belle photo !

11 Feb 2015 3:38pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

A fine picture of this later addition during the revision. An interesting combination of elements in the art work too.

11 Feb 2015 4:30pm

Veronique from Tarbes, France

Beautiful scupture !

11 Feb 2015 4:39pm

Sam from Chennai, India

A fine capture of this beautiful sculpture. Superb. :)

11 Feb 2015 5:56pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the message sent by this sculpture. Very nicely presented

11 Feb 2015 6:05pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Nice capture of detail

11 Feb 2015 6:43pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very beautiful sculpture and beautiful display; love the shades of white; great information too!

11 Feb 2015 6:46pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Beautiful sculptures as building's ornaments.

11 Feb 2015 7:28pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Thank goodness that they followed through with Kletting's plans. Based on its title, this would probably bee (pun intended!) my favorite niche! :-) Nicely framed shot and I love how the sculpture stands out in the niche.

11 Feb 2015 8:34pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Impressive shot of a beautiful sculpture!

12 Feb 2015 7:51am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


12 Feb 2015 8:07am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful sculpture !

12 Feb 2015 9:28am