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.

Address:
601 Congress St., Boston, MA
Directions:
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 German and Soviet forces during World War II, and later the 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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