Extremely Elaborate Work (4 pics)

Posted in       16 Mar 2012       20604       7 GALLERY

At first glance you might think that the statue is wrapped in wet silk...

 

...but it turns out the entire piece of art is made of marble. The unsurpassed workmanship!


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michiel1078 9 year s ago
i love the last one
       
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The Shockwave 9 year s ago
Veiled Vestal Virgin by Monti. See also Femme voilee by Corradini. It's similar.
       
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Jersey Petey 9 year s ago
The Shockwave: I'm so glad Izi Users are so smart. Thanks for the info.
       
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Enter your name 9 year s ago
There is a fantastic example in Italy of this art, Cappella Sansevero, Napoli, the Cristo Velato realized by Giuseppe Sanmartino.
       
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Snake Plissken 9 year s ago
Oh yeah, well I can make pretty good cats out of Play-Dough
       
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johnson 9 year s ago
Humans are indeed capable of awesome beauty even though mainstream culture would never appreciate it.
       
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orendadude 9 year s ago
Wow
       
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