How such art can be so sensuously and realistically rendered from such an unmalleable medium as marble, is nothing short of miraculous.
Le Désespoir, (1861) Jean-Joseph Perraud (1819-1876) Musée d’Orsay, Paris
This is not a photograph of lovers, this is a 400 year old marble statue of Pluto and Proserpina
Goddesses Greece - Rome classic
Louis-Sussmann Hellborn created the amazing Sleeping Beauty marble sculpture that remains in Old National Gallery, in Berlin.
Statuary and Sculpture
Beautiful flowers and curls on the Roma Lyman marble sculpture by William H. Rinehart. In the collection of Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC. (Photo from socialhistoryofart.com)
Veiled Vestal by Raffaelle Monti (1818–1881) More
St Augustus on the Cliff
ghost in the machine - Today’s Classic: The Veiled Virgin of Giovanni...
The Strange and the Beautiful
Sleeping Beauty sculpture in the Berlin National Gallery
Ugolino and His Sons, modeled ca. 1860–61, executed in marble 1865–67 Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (French, 1827–1875) Saint-Béat marble.
Art: Sculpture, Installations, Body Art, etc..