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La Valse, by Camille Claudel (1864-1943) Bronze, Paris, Musée Rodin

Auguste Rodin, Orpheus and Eurydice, 1893, detail 7 by DeBeer, via Flickr

l'abandon- Camille Claudel was an incredibly talented woman, with a very sad story.

Un sogno italiano: Camille Claudel

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.

Camille Claudel, Clotho, 1893, una premonizione di quello che le sarebbe accaduto? Oppure una semplice influenza dell'opera dello scultore e psichiatra Paul Richer che realizzava opere di questo tipo e che risulta aver esposto con Camille al Salon del 1894?

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Callipygian Venus Barois | Musée du Louvre

Young Flavian Woman (back of bust) c. 90 CE. currently located at Museo Capitolino, Rome, Italy

Cabeza de un dacio de la época de Trajano (siglo II d.C.) procedente del foro de Trajano. Actualmente en los Museos Vaticanos.

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.

Youth - Greek, Late Classical Period, about 375–325 B.C. - Marble from Mount Pentelikon near Athens.

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.

Psyche Abandoned - Augustin Pajou

Iphigenia is saved by Artemis and placed in Tauris

F. Khnopff, Sibylle, 1894, sculpture - probably destroyed in WWII.