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One of two ‘guards’ at the church tomb of a minister of Louis XIII, Châteauneuf-sur-Loire, France

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missfolly: “ One of two ‘guards’ at the church tomb of a minister of Louis XIII, Châteauneuf-sur-Loire, France ”

Beyond the Grave...This astonishing sculpture forms part of Barcelona’s Poblenou Cemetery. The Kiss of Death (El Petó de la Mort in Catalan and El beso de la muerte in Spanish) dates back to 1930. (via 2headedsnake)

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spesso le opere d'arte e la morte sono strettamente intrecciate le une all'altra. la realtà crudele espressa in immagini può essere sgradevole; eppure se l'energia che traspare dovesse essere...

Roma, Palazzo Altemps, Ares Ludovisi

Rom, Palazzo Altemps, Ares Ludovisi

Der im 15. Jh. begonnene Palast wurde im späten 16. Jh. von Kardinal Marco Sittico Altemps (Markus Sittich von Hohenems) und seinen Erben vollendet. Er ist heute Teil des Museo Nazionale Romano und beherbergt Skulpturen vor allem aus den Sammlungen Ludovisi, Altemps und Mattei, außerdem einige ägyptische Objekte. Die Aufstellungsmethode entspricht der im 16. Jh. zu Zeiten des Kardinals Altemps üblichen. Der Ares Ludovisi wird allgemein als römische Kopie eines griechischen Originals aus…

Ares. My favorite Greek God.

Full View of Ludovisi Ares Greek 2nd century BCE from Late Republican Roman Temple Pentelic Marble

Photographed at the Palazzo Altemps, Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome Italy

Achilles Statue, Hyde Park

London: statue of Achilles From: londondailyphoto.blogspot.com/2007/06/achilles-statue-hyd... This statue is in Hyde Park, and was built as a tribute to Arthrur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington by "the Women of England". Created in 1822 it reads: To Arthur, Duke of Wellington, and his brave companions in arms this statue of Achilles cast from cannons won at the victories of Salmanaca, Vittoria, Toulouse and Waterloo is inscribed by their countrymen It was the very first statue of a naked…

Tomás Hijo ~ Théoden ~ Linocut, Hanji (traditional korean paper), 14.5 x 19.5 inch

Tomas Hijo Art

Tomás Hijo ~ Théoden ~ Linocut, Hanji (traditional korean paper), 14.5 x 19.5 inch

Odin

Odin

Kusunoki Masashige (楠木 正成?, 1294 – July 4, 1336) was a 14th-century samurai who fought for Emperor Go-Daigo in his attempt to wrest rulership of Japan away from the Kamakura shogunate and is remembered as the ideal of samurai loyalty. His origin has not been validated and it was merely six years between the start of his military campaign in 1331 and his demise in 1336. He received the highest decoration from the Meiji government of Japan in 1880.

Japan(日本),Samurai(侍) & Life( 生活 )

All about Japan,samurai & life.

Arès Ludovisi. Marbre, copie romaine d'un original grec de 420 av. J.-C. environ. Quelques restaurations du Bernin, 1622. / Cosiddetto "Ares Ludovisi". Marmo pentelico, copia romana del 320 a.C ca. Alcuni restauri del 1622, in marmo di Carrara (per esempio l'elsa della spada), sono opera di Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Di recente è stato proposto di identificare la statua come parte di un gruppo composto da Achille con a fianco la madre Teti. Palazzo Altemps. (Source Wikimedia Commons)

Arès Ludovisi. Marbre, copie romaine d'un original grec de 420 av. J.-C. environ. Quelques restaurations du Bernin, 1622. / Cosiddetto "Ares Ludovisi". Marmo pentelico, copia romana del 320 a.C ca. Alcuni restauri del 1622, in marmo di Carrara (per esempio l'elsa della spada), sono opera di Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Di recente è stato proposto di identificare la statua come parte di un gruppo composto da Achille con a fianco la madre Teti. Palazzo Altemps. (Source Wikimedia Commons)