Sunday, February 15, 2009

Veiled Vestal Virgin


This is my favorite sculpture, the Veiled Vestal Virgin, by Raffaele Monti (1818-1881) done in marble, 1847. Still trying to figure out how he did the veil.

4 comments:

nelsonious said...

Crazy detail on that veil.

OneSickIndividual said...

i must know how it's done. it's mesmerizing.

SillyCil said...

haunting...yet angelic.

DynamiteSouldier said...

That looks scary. Maybe they glazed the real model through the Krispy Kreme machine. :)