Photographer's Note

This is one of the bronze statues representing medieval guilds that surround the park of the Petit Sablon in Brussels. In the past it was a square where horse markets were held, but in 1890 it was transformed into this park with trees, flowers statues and fountains. The park is surrounded by a wrought-iron fence decorated with 48 bronze statues. These statues were designed by architect Paul Hankar (1848-1901). Along with Victor Horta and Henry Van de Velde, he is considered one of the most important Art Nouveau style architects in Brussels.

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Additional Photos by ulf eriksson (UlfE) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2516 W: 81 N: 3657] (14641)
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