A pleurant (French) or "weeper" (in English) was a statue that was meant to mourn eternally at the grave of a loved one. Veiled woman, via Flickr. photo by Irene Spadacin taken in Verano Monumental Cemetery, Rome, IT
Montmartre Cemetery. This is so interesting. It is the Famous ballet dancer Vaslav Nijensky who danced the role of Petrouchka...a lifeless puppet...when he died after a mental illness...a benefactor moved him to this cemetery and commissioned this stone.
the outside wall of a Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris... Apparently the faces in the wall depict the many who were shot to death in battle...however the true wall of death is somewhere else in the cemetery. Stunning work of art.
Père Lachaise Cemetery (French: Cimetière du Père-Lachaise; officially, cimetière de l’Est, “East Cemetery”) is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris, France at though there are larger cemeteries in the city’s suburbs. Among those interred here are: Maria Callas, Frederice Chopin, Max Ernst, Marcel Proust, Jim Morrison/Doors, Edith Piaf and more….