New Bronze Statue Depicting Melania Unveiled In Slovenia After Original Wooden One Was Burned

New Bronze Statue Depicting Melania Unveiled In Slovenia After Original Wooden One Was Burned


Slovenian artist Ales “Maxi” Zupevc posed for pictures next to a new bronze statue depicting Melania Trump after his original wooden version was burned.

Created by U.S. artist Brad Downey, the statue was unveiled Tuesday in a field near the first lady‘s hometown in Sevnica. (RELATED: Melania Stuns In Pale-Pink Dress At Reception During UN General Assembly [PHOTOS])

(Photo by JURE MAKOVEC/AFP via Getty Images)

(Photo by JURE MAKOVEC/AFP via Getty Images)

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It is a replica of the original wooden statue carved with a chainsaw initially created by Zupevc last July. The piece was painted to depict the blue wraparound coat FLOTUS wore to President Donald Trump’s inauguration in 2017. (RELATED: Ivanka Turns Heads In Yellow And Black Floral Dress During Munich Trip)

In one photo, a plate at the base of the statue has a description on it that reads, “This statue is dedicated to the eternal memory of a monument to Melania which stood in this location,” per Reuters.

(Photo by JURE MAKOVEC/AFP via Getty Images)

(Photo by JURE MAKOVEC/AFP via Getty Images)

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