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Statues

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Medusa, sculpted of Carrara marble by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, ca.1638–1648. Photo by Jane Marie Cleveland at SF's Legion of Honor Museum, where it was on loan (2011/12) from Rome's Musei Capitollini | Reptile coiffure :)

Hercules Wrestling Achelous in the Form of a Bull, Ivory Bas Relief, mid 17th century

Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) - Immortal Love

Michelangelo's sculpture - La Pietá (Florentine Pieta)

AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE FIGURE OF A WOODLAND NYMPH - BY RAFFAELO ROMANELLI (1856-1928). 117 cm.

Auguste Rodin

The Gifts Of Life

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Notre Dame de Grasse, a beautiful Gothic statue of the Virgin Mary. 15th century. Musée des Augustins, Toulouse.

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Artemis, the Diana of Versailles, 1st-2nd C. AD détail ~ Musée du Louvre

AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE FIGURE EMBLEMATIC OF SPRING ('LA PRIMAVERA'). BY FERDINANDO ANDREINI, FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY - 137.5 cm.

DONATO BARCAGLIA 1849-1930. ITALY. LOVE IS BLIND - signed D. Barcaglia and inscribed Milano - white marble with a carved giltwood and red marble pedestal.

Château de Versailles, France

♔audreylovesparis

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The Three Graces, 1831, by Jean-Jacques Pradier - Musée du Louvre, Paris

Aphrodite Anadyomene - Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

rulingthumb: “ Portrait of Victor Hugo, sculpted into the marble ~ by Auguste Rodin ”

Larameeee (rulingthumb: Portrait of Victor Hugo, sculpted...)

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Ceres (Demeter) ("Ludovisi") or member of the imperial family represented as ~, Roman bust (marble), copy after Greek original, 2nd century AD (original 5th-4th c. BC), (Palazzo Altemps, Rome).

Aphrodite - 149-100 BC. Discovery: January 25, 1911 during work on the Via Appia. Paros Marble. | BEN - Raffaello Bencini / Alinari Archives, Florence

Roman statue of Flora/Chloris found in the Hermitage.

James Pradier: Satyr and Bacchante." 1833.

Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno

Vasco Ascolini - Genova, Staglieno, 1993. Staglieno Cemetery, Staglieno, Genoa, Province of Genoa , Liguria region Italy . Breathtaking sculpture, and a range of emotion.

Poem: "Tears, Idle Tears" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

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Amazing details. He captures the moment she transforms into a Laurel tree. I have heard the leaves on her fingers and hair are so thin and exquisitely carved they are translucent.

Art Ravels: Apollo and Daphne

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'Modesty' carved in marble by Antonio Corradini, 1751

Casa Milà Marble Bust Close Up (Thx Jenny)