Antonio Corradini's Modesty in the Sansevero Chapel in Naples.  One of the most moving statues I have ever seen.

art fold, amazing sculpture captures veil"/ transparency in stone! "La Pudicizia" (Modesty) by Antonio Corradini 1752

"Modesty" by Antonio Corradini (Italian, 1688–1752), marble statue of veiled female with exquisite sculpture of translucent fabric, c. 1751. #arthistory

Antonio Corradini (Italian, "Modesty", marble statue of veiled female with exquisite sculpture of translucent fabric,.

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In catholic art, this is the iconography of faith: a blindfolded lady with a lamp in her hands, meaning faith doesn’t need to see because it is enlightened by trust in God.

Desordenaré las lluvias.: Hígado con alfileres

aw-kwardboy: “ Antoni Pujol Death at Nicolau Juncosa’s tomb, 1914 Montjuïc Cemetery, Barcelona ”

Livio Scarpella - A "veiled ghost," carved from marble, from his “Fuori dal Tempo” show at Gallery Gomiero in Milan, Italy (April 2014).

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Italian contemporary artist Livio Scarpella series ‘Ghost Underground’ (Bless Soul / Soul Damned) : Inspired by the works of Rococo sculptor Antonio Corradini’s veiled ladies.

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Pudicizia (Modesty), by Antonio Corradini, Cappella Sansevero, Naples, Italy

"I was beginning to understand something about normality. Normality wasn't normal."-Jeffrey Eugenides (Juan Genovés - "Seis jóvenes", 1975 acrílico sobre tela)

"I was beginning to understand something about normality.

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