Wednesday, April 26, 2017

                      "Fortitude"
                   12" x 16" original oil on panel 

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       The front of the New York City Public Library
is guarded by two carved lions, Patience and Fortitude.
They were renamed by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in the 
1930's in the depths of the Depression. They were 
 originally named Astor and Lenox after the Libraries
founders.
 

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