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The Rotunda

Posted by Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 1 May 2018 in Documentary & Street.

In the middle of the ground floor is this sculpture, "Columbus' Last Appeal to Queen Isabella", which was a gift from Darius Ogden Mills in 1883. It's a beautiful piece but something I wouldn't necessarily expect. But, the California State Capitol seems to be part museum and part a working capitol building. An interesting combination it seems.

California State Capitol
Sacramento, California, USA

badtgv from provence, France

splendide compo

1 May 2018 6:16am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Jolie sculpture dans une belle lumière.
Bonne journée steve

1 May 2018 6:17am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

The light is perfect to enlight the statue. Nice composition

1 May 2018 6:24am

MRG*Photographics from Tehran, Iran

perfect shot

1 May 2018 7:42am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

A fine image of this sculpture. It is here for some reason, maybe for some historical fact that we don't know.

1 May 2018 9:37am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Well composed

1 May 2018 12:29pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Very ornate and eye fetching, and also a fine room to display it. Well framed.

1 May 2018 1:11pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent composition. Wonderful image.

1 May 2018 1:45pm

willy from Belgium

une superbe prise de cette belle sculpture Steve

greetings

1 May 2018 3:25pm

Gingko60 from Ici en France, France

Très belles statues dans cette lumière ****

1 May 2018 4:39pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Very impressive.

1 May 2018 4:59pm

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Tremendous...I always loved this particular rotunda ;-) This is an interesting display indeed...it's ben so long I can't quite recall what what was there last time i was in the rotunda...Thank you for this and please accept my apologies for my absence.....few days ago, i went back and caught up with the ones of yours that I have missed...I love your work...Hope all is well- cheers.. dj

1 May 2018 5:48pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Such a beautiful interior to house this great sculpture! I agree with your sentiment as there is no real tie between California and Columbus.

1 May 2018 6:16pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

It is interesting to have this sculpture in the California State Capitol Rotunda. But it is very beautiful in a gorgeous setting.

1 May 2018 9:41pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

your vantage point really picked up the pattern of the floor nicely

1 May 2018 10:46pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Nice tones

2 May 2018 5:47pm