In the sculpture you might see the hanging fire
of Captain Ahab in the recesses  of Melville's
eye openings.  This will serve to recall the great
author who wrote so well of the whales, whalers
and the sea, stimulating the vivid imagination
of his readers worldwide.

- Dave Englund

Herman Melville
Black marble base     4" x 9" x 9"
Bronze head  height   12"
Total height    16"
Total weight    60 lbs.

Dave Englund with Herman Melville's grandson Peter Whittemore at the Whaling Museum in New Bedford, MA.