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.

Light of the Moon. 1991, bronze. Igor Mitoraj's sculpture, the courtyard of Collegium Iuridicum of the Jagiellonian University, Kraków Poland

Richard MacDonald - one of the most amazing sculptors of our time!

"This beautiful sculpture is called “Asleep” and was created by artist Peter Shipperheyn for the grave site of his friend Laurence Matheson. The sculpture was done upon request of Mr. Matheson’s widow, as a symbol of her undying love for her late husband."

The Woman in Red - Giovanni Boldini

Stone sculptures by Phillipe Faraut

drape sculpture: "Ondine, coming out of water” 1880 by Chauncey Bradley Ives; see it at Yale Univ.


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.

Brian Booth Craig

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

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.

Le génie du mal (Lucifer)- Guillaume Geefs

Tlaloc, Aztec god of rain, water, and fertility, usually shown with goggles.

Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (February 6, 1736 – August 19, 1783) was a German-Austrian sculptor most famous for his "character heads"

Antonio Canova. Erato, Muse of the Dance of Love. 1812. Marble.

La Cathédrale - Rodin, 1908.

Kid Yawing

Beautifully Oxidized Bronze Sculptures of Elongated Women - My Modern Metropolis #statue #wman #art

Untitled (dancer) by Ukrainian painter Katya Gridneva (b 1965). via tutt'art

medusa v01 by *AlexPascenko on deviantART