The Torchbearers, Valencia Spain

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The Torch-Bearers (Los portadores de la antorcha) is a sculpture by Anna Hyatt Huntington created in 1955. This sculpture shows a dying man, giving a torch, symbol of knowledge, to a young man on a horse, thus symbolizing the transmission of western culture and civilization through history. You can find this amazing sculpture in both Valencia and in Madrid in Spain

Anna Hyatt Huntington (1876–1973) was an exceptional and highly productive American sculptress. She was an animalier of outstanding achievement. Working over a period of 70 years in a traditional, academic style, she is recognized as one of world’s finest animal sculptors. Replicas of her statues and sculptures can be found all around the world.


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