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    California Venus sculpture, c. 1895 MARBLE. A beautiful sculpture with a tragic story behind it. Marian Nolan was 16 when she modeled for the sculpture, that was then presented at the worlds fair in Chicago under the name "The California Venus". Years later she was murdered by E. Marshuts whose affection she did not return. Marshuts shot Marian Nolan in the head, then shot himself in the head and fell dead to the sidewalk within a few feet of where the murdered woman lay breathing her last.

    Randolph Rogers (1825–1892) | Ruth Gleaning. Date: 1850; carved 1855 or 1856. Medium: Marble. Dimensions: 45 3/4 x 23 3/4 x 24 in. (116.2 x 60.3 x 61 cm). Classification: Sculpture.

    Ceramic lily pad coasters are the loveliest example of functional sculpture (just remove a bloom when you want to set down a glass). #etsyfinds

    christina bothwell glass sculptures 7

    Carved wood sculpture

    sculpture

    Statue of Aphrodite, known as the Venus of Arles. Hymettus marble, Roman artwork, imperial period, end of the 1st century BC.

    The Venus de Milo sculpture was created sometime between 100 and 130 B.C. it is believed to depict Aphrodite (Venus to the Romans) the Greek goddess of love and beauty. It is at present on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris.

    Angel Sculpture

    Stone sculptures by Phillipe Faraut

    Leda and the swan, Albert ernst carrier belleuse

    Venus of Arles (Aphrodite), Roman statute (copy) (marble), original attributed to Praxiteles, discovered in Arles, 1st century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

    Brian Booth Craig

    Rikka Ayasaki; Acrylic, Painting "Passions, sunset 7004"

    Graceland Cemetery, Chicago...In 1880, six-year-old Inez Clarke was struck and killed by a bolt of lighting. Her parents commissioned an artist to create a sculpture in her exact likeness and placed it over her grave, adding a transparent plexiglass box to protect it from the elements.

    Roger Reutimann /// “The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner.” ― Gordon B. Hinckley

    Beth Cavener Stichter, ceramic, sculpture

    Le génie du mal (Lucifer)- Guillaume Geefs

    ice sculpture

    This is a picture of " Visions" a sculpture made of marble that I own. I love this sculpture and inspiration and beauty she brings into my life. The Artist name is "Gaylord" and you can visit his site at gaylordart.com. Truly a man of insight and talent!

    Wire sculptor by Robin Wight www.fantasywire.c...