Art History

Penn State Nittany Lion Cougar Statue - A Brief History |

The origin story of the Nittany Lion dates back to a baseball game against Princeton in 1904. Before the game, Harrison D. Joe Mason and his team were shown a statue of Princeton's Bengal Tiger as an indication of what they would face on the field

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David by Michelangelo a Brief History |

His skills were remarkable for his age; he had already worked on several sculptures including Bacchus, Pieta and Brutus. When making The David, Michelangelo preferred to work alone without any assistance, despite this being far more laborious than having assistants carve sections out of a large block of marble.

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