Walter S. Arnold, Sculptor/Stone Carver: Classically trained in Italy. Custom hand-carved stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.

Walter S. Arnold Sculptor/Stonecarver: Classically trained in Italy. Custom hand-carved stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.Classically trained in Italy. Custom, hand-carved, stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.    Call for an estimate:  (847) 568-1188  or  Fely@stonecarver.com






The Gargoyles and Grotesques of Brescia, Italy:

Brescia is an industrial town in the Lombardy region of Northern Italy.
 
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Laughing bearded man in an arch

He could tell us some interesting stories over a glass of wine...
 

Baby face Creepy crawly Winged warbler

These three weathered faces are all on one building, along with many of their cousins

 

Long in the tooth

This keystone carving sports a deeply carved beard and quite a mouthful of teeth
Part of an elaborate doorway
Note the fellow on the bracket to the left, and bird helmet on the right.

 

An old lion with a broken snoutA face in a door jamba screaming greenman keystone
A fountain, with some very fresh water

People were filling bottles with fresh drinking water from this ancient fountain
Elaborate pediment

Note the grotesque face in the middle of the frieze under this classical pediment.


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