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State of Triumph: The Quadriga Statue Minnesota State Capitol Metal Canvas Print Minnesota Wall Art St. Paul Landscape Photography

State of Triumph: The Quadriga Statue Minnesota State Capitol Metal Canvas Print Minnesota Wall Art St. Paul Landscape Photography

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As I looked through my camera from the Minnesota State Capitol, I knew I wasn't just taking a quick photo. I felt captured in the moment, witnessing the triumph of the Quadriga statue and the St Paul Cathedral in the distance. The stunning gold stands strong against the cloudy sky, capturing my attention and my camera's focus.

The Quadriga, known as the “Progress of the State”, sitting atop the Minnesota State Capitol, is full of history and meaning. Made by Daniel Chester French and Edward Clark Potter, it was put up in 1906 when Cass Gilbert designed the Capitol. This majestic group isn't just about looking impressive; it's a celebration of what Minnesota stands for. The four horses show how people can work with nature's power to move forward and succeed. Prosperity, the main figure, leads them, always looking ahead to what's possible. This golden statue isn't just a static decoration; it represents how Minnesota keeps pushing ahead, always aiming for growth and doing its best.

The Progress of the State isn't just seen but felt. It feels like it's stepping out of the picture, the golden horses almost running off of the capitol. They look like they're dancing with the clouds, which move behind them like time itself. To someone who doesn't know, it might seem like just a statue, but to those who look closer, it tells tales of progress, prosperity, and the unyielding spirit of Minnesota.

This amazing sculpture, lifted high above the ground, speaks so much showing both strength and elegance. It is the main focus against the backdrop of a world that's always changing. It's like a guiding light of hope, shining even brighter than the changing weather. It stands strong, representing the state's determination and ambition. It’s a privilege to capture this beautiful scene where architecture and art come together in a burst of gold against the blue sky.

Down below, the St. Paul Cathedral adds to the story of ambition and human achievement. Its grand domes grace the skyline alongside the Quadriga, each structure enhancing the other's story of history and grandeur.

The Quadriga and the Cathedral share a profound connection beyond their physical proximity. They represent the dual essence of St. Paul – one symbolizing civic progress, the other embodying community and faith. Together, they create a beautiful harmony, blending human creativity and aspiration into a visual masterpiece that reaches towards the sky.

The cathedral's spires stand tall in the background, silently observing the Quadriga's steadfast journey. It's like they're having a conversation of resilience and guidance, urging each other to remain strong and dignified. The cathedral, a symbol of spiritual fortitude, mirrors the Quadriga's depiction of material victory, showcasing the harmony between spiritual and worldly success that characterizes St. Paul's values.



There are 5 ways to print these images.

1) Premium Photo Paper are high quality, professional paper-prints.

Sharp, Vivid and rich Color sets this apart from a casual photo print.

You'll feel like you're there.

Premium Photo Paper will last a long time.

This option is available in 8x10 inches, 11x14 inches or 16x20 inches.

They are designed to be placed in a glass frame, which can be purchased separately (starting at a few dollars at your local Target or online).

2) Ready to Hang Canvas are ready to hang right out of the box with zero assembly required. Ultimate convenience.

Gorgeous finished look. It comes out of the shipping box finished and ready to hang with a simple nail in the wall.

Canvas Prints are a well-known, high-end way of displaying photographs.

0.75 or 1.5 inch thick (depending on which size that you order) wooden stretcher-bars that give it shape, in the same way an oil painting is traditionally assembled. There are no staples or ugly lines visible on the sides (very important).

Estimated delivery time for printing, assembling, packing and shipping is around 10 days.

3) Ready to Hang Canvas (split into 3 panels)

This is for larger pieces, and the photograph is split into 3 even panels, 3 separate canvas panels which together make a single large image.

This gives a modern look, and allows spectacularly large sizes on your wall!

4) Aluminum Metal Prints

Create elegant wall decor that shines with high-end, exclusive and unique aluminum metal prints

Create a polished addition to any home or office. 3/64" thick aluminum panel. Features a glossy coating and rounded edges.

UV resistant ink prevents fading. All metal sizes are ready to hang on your wall, right out of the box.

5) Acrylic Prints

Create eye-catching home decor with modern acrylic prints. Light refracts through the museum-quality acrylic bringing vibrancy and depth to your photos. The 1/4" thick, clear acrylic produces superb image quality from edge to edge and absolutely stunning, brilliant color!

UV resistant ink prevents fading. All metal sizes are ready to hang on your wall, right out of the box.

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