Sculpted from one block of marble-The Veiled Vestal Virgin - Raffaele Monti, 1847

The illusion of transparent cloth from purple marble (The Veiled Virgin, by Giovanni Strazza, 1856)

marble statue

'Modesty' carved in marble by Antonio Corradini, 1751 - http://limk.com/news/modesty-carved-in-marble-by-antonio-corradini-1751-141355304/

Veiled figures,Raffaelo Monti (1818–1881)

Copeland Parian bust: The Bride, 19th century. Derived from Raffaele Monti's Veiled Vestal, 1847.

The Rape of Persephone, Gianlorenzo Bernini. A master of motion and texture in marble. Yes, marble. That is stone, not flesh. oPkctwk.jpg (500×698)

Another Bernini sculpture - a marble veil - Astounding! Just click on space for variety of veiled woman

Chatsworth House (England), sculptures by Raffaele Monti

alabaster sculpture (hard to believe this is stone and not fabric)

Amazing

This marble statue of a veiled vestal virgin, (made in 1847 by Raffaele Monti) appeared in the movie "Pride & Prejudice" (2005 version with Keira Knightly). I fell in love with it immediately.

Running Water Marble Statue #Art #Sculpture #Statue

Stone Sculptures, Full Figure Portrait Sculpting by Philippe Faraut

Bernini- sculpture that looks supple and fleshy, so gorgeous.... Every time I even think bernini's name I get emotional.

Musée d'Orsay

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Napoleon by Canova <3

This is amazing

Pieta, Michelangelo