Andersen, Hendrick Christian [Hrsg.]; Hébrard, Ernest M. [Hrsg.]
Creation of a world centre of communication — Paris, 1913

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sition and with innocence and fearless-
ness, look smiling at the world ahead.
The horses which symbolise the lower
forces of nature controlled by man, are
brought into a monumental outline in
which nothing superfluous or merely
individual is retained, and which in
sculptural language expresses strength
and power of motion. Upon a lower
level, on the steps of each of the two
pedestals, the upright figure of a woman
advances in the same direction as the
horses and seems to guide the way.
One, with uplifted arms signifies
" Prayer "; the other listens with both
hands behind her ears as if to catch a
response from above. She personifies
aspiration towards the ideal which sti-
mulates and guides the progress of
humanity; while, as if following the
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