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limestone The sculpture began with a block of limestone. The stone was cut to an initial, though still unclear, idea of a figure straining to hold a concept of God.

The idea did not take full shape until the actual piece progressed. At that point a sketch was made.

model sketch

detail profile Detailed drawings of the wings, legs and head were made and used as templates for further carving.

Final Carving The final sculpture is in Portland limestone with marble wings.
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