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Thursday, 4 April 2013

PANDEMONIUM IN TROMPENBERG

The Margrave of Trompenburg has ordered two statues of Pan to grace his newly planned Arcadian garden, from the great sculptors Meneers Scheemakers and Rysbrack. They have just been delivered to the palace and the Margrave has ordered Herr Rackett the court poet and philosopher to come up with a suitable inscription for the larger statue. Here we see Herr Rackett contemplating the blank plaque and wondering where such beings as satyrs and nymphs belong in the order of things.

(figures from left to right by Phoenix, Dolp and Mythographica)

5 comments:

  1. Perfectly suitable statues.
    Btw, 'Dolp': ???

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    1. Indeed. Dolp miniatures are a German company I think although I picked a batch up second hand from a dealer a couple of years ago.

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  2. I do hope that Herr Rackett is not going to get into a panic as he tries to pander to the requests of the Margrave.
    Splendid figures btw !

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  3. I note on the Tradgardland blog you are looking for a satyr. Are you aware that Eureka have a figure of Pan in their 'Myth' range - number 100MYTB I think.

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    1. Thanks Joppy, I am always looking out for satyrs to turn into statues for my 18c scenarios.

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