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Laocoonte y sus hijos - Agesandro, Polidoro y Atenodoro de Rodas

The statue of Laocoön and His Sons (Italian: Gruppo del Laocoonte) is a monumental sculpture in marble now in the Vatican Museums, Rome. It shows the Trojan priest Laocoön and his sons Antiphantes and Thymbraeus being strangled by sea serpents.

Greek Goddesses - Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is housed within the last remaining structure from the Chicago World's Fair. The Palace of Fine Arts, the Museum’s current building, was constructed in 1893 for the World’s Columbian Exposition, which opened the same year. The original, Greek-inspired structure includes three pavilions and Ionic order columns.

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is housed within the last remaining structure from the Chicago World's Fair. The Palace of Fine Arts, the Museum’s current building, was constructed in 1893 for the World’s Columbian Exposition.

Greece begins new campaign for Parthenon marble Sculptures to be returned to Greece.  They are currently at London's British Museum.

Greece begins new campaign for Parthenon marble Sculptures to be returned to Greece. They are currently at London's British Museum.

Se llama escultura al arte de modelar el barro, tallar en piedra, madera u otros materiales. También se denomina escultura a la obra elaborada por un escultor.[1]

This is a statue of Caesar Augustus, a Roman Emperor. In Rome, Emperors were at the top of the social hierarchy. Of course, this only applies to imperial Rome, as emperors did not exist when Rome was a Republic.

Sculpture titled “River Tiber” in the Vatican Museum. It is an Imperial Roman period sculpture of a river god reclining with a jug on rocks near a stream.

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Trio Beijing-based artists Liu Zhan, Kuang Jun and Tan Tianwei, known as Unmask Group creates these seemingly incomplete figures in a state of dissolution out of stainless steel and marble.

Tomb Figurine of a Lady Holding a Pekinese, Colored terra-cotta , China, Tang Dynasty (8th Century) GK 260 Kyoto National Museum . This colored tomb figurine of a Tang Dynasty beauty is one of the finest of its kind and a sculptural masterpiece.

Tomb Figurine of a Lady Holding a Pekinese, Colored terra-cotta , China, Tang Dynasty Century) GK 260 Kyoto National Museum . This colored tomb figurine of a Tang Dynasty beauty is one of the finest of its kind and a sculptural masterpiece.

Caryatid, South Porch of the Erechtheum, Acropolis, Athens, marble, 421-407 B.C. (British Museum, London)

the Caryatids originally one of the women in the beautiful Erechtheion within the Acropolis, Athens, Greece - now a part of the British Museum, London ©photo by jadoretotravel

Laocoon Group, Vatican Museum, Rome

Laocoon Group, Vatican Museum, Rome Saturday, March 2017 Spent the day finishing studying History of Art

Another achievement in my traveling life... I have seen Michaelangelo's work (here, his Moses in San Pietro in Vincoli) in person, and sneaked a touch of another of his sculptures in a different church in Rome.  What a master!

Photo about Statue of Moses by Michelangelo Buonarotti, in San Pietro in Vincoli (St. Peter in Chains) in Rome, Italy.

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