Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

On the West Pediment above the entrance to the Supreme Court Building,Washington D.C. is the sculptural group of nine figures,  the work of artist Robert I. Aitken, 1878–1949. Mr. Aitken proposed a design incorporating nine allegorical figures. My simple Sculptural...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

  Lady Justice in Zambia Decorative cloth with pattern of the High Court's figure Lady Justice made for the Zambia Association of Women Judges. Cloth provided by Elizabeth Brundige* and reproduced courtesy of the Zambia Association of Women Judges   c2004...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

On a very cold March night, I emerged from a cozy basement restaurant in Exeter, New Hampshire.  The air was crystal clear, the moon bright, and when I looked up to see the stars and fast moving cumulus clouds, there on top of the Exeter Town Hall stood an illuminated...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

This long, narrow, horizontal panel of Justice, sculpted in stone by Adolph Weinman, 1870 - 1952. is located  in one of the Courtrooms in the United States Supreme Court Building, Washington DC. Justice, robed and wearing a tiara of stars, is the focus of the...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

On the Senate wing of the US Capital in Washington DC is this  extraordinary sculpture. What a delightful surprize to see Justice and History comfortably lounging against the globe. Designed by artist Thomas Crawford, 1863, it is made of marble and is 11 feet 12...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

The Lady of Justice Lady of Justice, bronze sculpture by Jan R. Mitchell, is located at Almeric L. Christian Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. I posted the complete image of the sculpture last week but I was so taken by this beautiful,...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

This absolutely charming sculpture of the Lady of Justice is located at Almeric L. Christian Federal Building & U.S.Courthouse, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. This bronze sculpture by Jan R. Mitchell was commissioned through the Art in Architecture Program, Fine Arts...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

  Justinia The Historical Courthouse of Tehran, the capital of Iran.   Using neoclassical architecture, the architect for this extraordinary building  was Czechoslovak architect  Stanislav Sůva.  The bas relief of Justinia, also in the neoclassical style, ...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

  Justice at the Gates of Fortitude and Justice, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland by sculptor John Van Nost, 1729. This allegorical statue of Justice stands above the Cork Hill entrance to Dublin Castle. Many statues have Justice blindfolded but in this case her...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

Marble statue of Justice, 1887,  by British sculptor Charles Bell Birch. This statue originally adorned the Australian Joint Stock Bank building, corner of  King and George Streets, Sydney, which opened 1866 and was demolished 1972. This statue of "Justice" in now in...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

Blind Justice by John Thomas, 1813-1862 This sandstone carving is located on the Halifax Town Hall, Halifax, England in collaboration with Edward Middleton Barry. There are three heads within the structure by this sculpture: Wisdom, Justice and Mercy.  The artist died...

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