Benvenuto Cellini’s 1545 bronze sculpture of Perseus and the head of Medusa on a square base with bronze relief panels is located in the Loggia dei Lanzi of the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy.
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Benvenuto Cellini -Florence, Italie / Perseus with the Head of Medusa, Piazza della Signoria in Florence , Italy Version Voyages, www.
Perseus with the Head of Medusa ~ Piazza della Signoria ♦ Firenze, Italy- LadyLuxury
Greek Muses In ancient Greece. Calliope (Epic Poetry) Clio (History) Erato (Love Poetry) Euterpe (Music) Melpomene (Tragedy) Polyhymnia (Hymns and sacred poetry) Terpsichore (Dance) Thalia (Comedy) Urania (Astronomy)
Has anyone noticed that Nike statues are always headless? of Victory! Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, Greek statue (marble), century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).
Greek Mythology - The 12 Olympians
Mattei Athena wearing a himation, century AD Roman copy of a century BC Greek original attributed to Cephisodotos or Euphranor, the Louvre/ An architechture piece, she is wearing a draped garment. Very lose fitted.
Head of one of the Riace Bronzes, full sized ancient Greek statues of warriors dated to BC
Caryatid, Louvre, "maidens of Karyai", an ancient town of Peloponnese, Greece. Karyai had a famous temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis in her aspect of Artemis Karyatis
Père Lachaise Cemetery-the statue on this tomb is art, to me. It is hauntingly beautiful.
So-called “Thermae boxer”: athlete resting after a boxing match. Bronze, Greek artwork of the Hellenistic era, centuries BC (the boulder is modern and replicates the ancient one). From the Thermae of Constantine. (was lucky enough to see this in Rome.
La Pietà di Michelangelo, San Pietro, Roma ✔️July This incredible statute needs to be seen in person to really see what Michaelangelo carved out of Carrera marble!
Faun - of Roman mythology often associated with enchanted woods Greek god Pan Art - Capitoline Museum, Rome