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Encyclopedia > Equestrian statue
Apotheosis of Saint Louis by Charles H. Niehaus

In sculpture, an equestrian (from the Latin "equus" meaning horse) is a statue consisting of a horse with mounted rider. Such statues were frequently (but not exclusively) made out of military leaders of note, and such statesmen who wished to symbolically emphasize an active and strong leadership role.

Equestrian sculptures

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Equestrian sculpture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2338 words)
Equestrian of Stephen I by Alajos Stróbl in Budapest, Hungary
Equestrian of Mihailo Obrenović III, Prince of Serbia, in Belgrade by Enrico Pazzi, 1882.
Statue of Philip III in Madrid, at the Plaza Mayor.
equestrian sculpture: Information from Answers.com (2311 words)
Equestrian monument of King Frederik V in bronze by Jacques-Francois-Joseph Saly in front of Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, erected 1771.
Equestrian monument of King Frederik VII in bronze by H. Bissen on Christiansborg Palace Sqaure, Copenhagen, erected 1873.
Equestrian monument of Bishop Absalon in bronze by Vilhelm Bissen on Højbro Plads, Copenhagen, erected 1902.
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