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Boston, Massachusetts: The Partisans - Bony Horsemen Statue

Gaunt people on emaciated horses is a tribute to partisans everywhere; a bleak vision from Polish sculptor Andrzej Pitynski.

601 Congress St., Boston, MA
In the median of D St., at its intersection with Congress St., in the Seaport District.
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The Partisans at night.

The Partisans - Bony Horsemen Statue

The sculpture is of emaciated men on scrawny horses, depicting the Polish underground fighters who battled the post-WWII Communist regime of Poland.

[Chris, 11/23/2020]

Tribute to Partisans.

The Partisans Horsemen Statue

The Partisans is a haunting sculpture of thin, tired horsemen riding worn-out horses. The Partisans was created by Polish sculptor, Andrzej Pitynski, as a tribute to guerrilla freedom fighters everywhere. Pitynski was born in 1947 to Polish parents who were partisans.

[Evans, 03/15/2014]

Reminds us of another cheerful Polish war sculpture.

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