Colosso dell’Appennino by Giambologna, outside Florence, Italy

Massive 16th Century Sculpture of a Guardian Colossus

red-lipstick:Gigantic century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus located in the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy). It was erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna Italy) Sculptures

Sleeping Lion statue at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England.                                                                                                                                                      More

Sleeping Lion statue at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England. even the wild ones look so sweet when they're sleeping , lions are just big kittens after all ,

Stunningly macabre and beautiful...is what the last pinned said...me being a whovian well I see something completely different! !!

The Haserot Angel of Death gravestone monument in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH.

"Veiled truth” is one of the masterpieces of Venetian sculptor Antonio Corradini…

Sculpture en marbre 'Modesty' by Antonio Corradini (1751

La Pudicizia The statuary for the Cappella Sansevero in Naples (see veiled Christ), Prince named Antonio Corradini, Venetian, nearly blind and Freemason, who managed to finish only the statue of Modesty

Veiled Vestal by Raffaele Monti (1818-1881), marble, in Chatsworth House collection (England) -- it was seen in the 2005 version of Pride & Prejudice by Elizabeth Bennet (aka Keira Knightly).

Veiled Vestal by Raffaele Monti marble, in Chatsworth House collection (England) -- it was seen in the 2005 version of Pride & Prejudice (by Elizabeth Bennet (aka Keira Knightly). Transparent marble effect is awesome!

Hooded Sorrow  Verano Cemetery,  Rome  http://metaphysicalperegrine.blogspot.com

Statue in Verano Monumental Cemetery (Rome, Italy). tips for 25 places to visit in Italy:

Peace begins with me. If I want to live in a peaceful world, then it is up to me to make sure that I am a peaceful person. No matter how others behave, I keep peace in my heart. I declare peace in the midst of chaos or madness. I surround all difficult situations with peace and love.~ Louise L. Hay. …Blessings, Journey to Balance

Statues are one of my favorite things. Said no Whovian ever. Especially after Moffat described the inspiration for Weeping Angels.

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This design is an example of form, but more specifically, naturalistic form. Naturalistic is when the design is derived from anything in nature, or a human figure. This particular form is a human figure, which makes it a naturalistic form.

Shiva statue on the Ganges River, India.  Bucket list : Visit the Ganges!

Shiva statue on the Ganges River, India. Bucket list : Visit the Ganges! This is my favorite statue of Shiva.

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