Friday, September 16, 2016

Bermuda: Woman with a Cloak - Hamilton, Pembroke Parish

Woman with a Cloak
Queen Elizabeth Park
Hamilton, Pembroke Parish

N 32° 17.530 W 064° 47.206

Quick Description: 

Woman with a Cloak is located in Queen Elizabeth Park in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Long Description:

Woman ith a Cloak is a 6' tall bronze statue of a female figure dressed in a single piece cloak tied with a rope at the neckline. She is standing on a circular 3' high limestone block platform that is part of a low wall. She has her hair parted in the center and is balancing a pottery jug on her left shoulder with her left hand. Her right arm in covered by the cloak. The sculpture was created by Mexican sculptor Victor Hugo Castañeda in 1988.

A sign on the circular platform is inscribed:

"Woman with a Cloak"

Victor Hugo Castañeda 
b. Mexico, 1947
Collection of The Bermuda National Gallery

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