AUGUSTE RODIN (1840 -1917) THE ETERNAL IDOL Circa 1890-1893 Plaster H. 73.2 cm ; W. 59.2 cm ; D. 41.1 c The title, The Eternal Idol, is very much in the Symbolist vein explored by Rodin at this time. For him, however, the form was always more important than the subject, and poetic titles like these were only given after the work was completed, sometimes in the course of discussions with writer friends.
Truth Unveiled by Time - Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Inside the New Acropolis Museum
The Apollo Ivory mask is one of the most rare and important looted antiquities ever. Many believe it was carved by Phidias, considered to be one of the best classical sculptors of Greece. His remarkable work can be found on the Parthenon.
The cult of the Egyptian goddess Isis attracted a large number of followers in Rome and elsewhere in the empire. Her worship was characterized by very elaborate rituals. Isis was the wife of Osiris and the mother of the sun god Horus Here she is portrayed in her guise as Greek goddess Demeter with whom she was widely identified by the Romans.
Iphigenia is saved by Artemis and placed in Tauris
Ancient Rome Hairstyle