15+ sculptures that were made in the distant past so that we still love today

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Art is a bright and working way to leave a memory of yourself in history. Not only the master is immortalized in the works, but also the one who is depicted, whether a real character or a mythological one. And the most important thing is not just to create an image dry and insensitive, but also to add a bit of emotions and experiences. So that the viewer has a mark in his soul.

We are in decided to look at such works from different countries and eras to immerse themselves in the museum atmosphere.

This Anubis is perfectly preserved, although it was fulfilled in the I-II centuries AD

Roman emperor Chest of drawers was known for his physical strength and was compared to Hercules. Actually, in this image he asked to portray himself

Sculpture by Dante Alighieri with a volume of Virgil in the Uffizi Gallery

Tuscan doctor Francesco Redi, in whose honor even called one of the craters on Mars

And this beautiful girl is waiting for someone. Maybe a loved one?

The muse of poetry is looking for someone to visit

You also need to be able to convey the atmosphere of fun

The ancient Greek goddess Selena, the personification of the moon, looks down on the world

The busts of the Medici father and son were created in the 17th century from nature. They were followed by a series of sculptures by other family members

“Nidia, the Blind Flower Girl from Pompeii” has been reproduced about 167 times and has been one of the most popular sculptures for some time.

Madame de Vail was the wife of the architect Charles de Vail, a friend of the sculptor Augustin Page. Her husband built two houses next door: one for himself, the second for his friend. And Page made busts of the couple

Wooden sculptures were also common. This plunges us into the XII century

Sappho decided to put her lyre aside for a while and rest a little

Bronze sculpture of 1851 – “African Venus”

Just look at how the master worked out the details of the tiara

And Voltaire’s look? A little tired, understanding

Adele, or Marcello, created her “Smiling Moorish” in the middle of the XIX century. She paid special attention to a person whose expression so easily reads complete serenity

In the XVIII century the sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt created a series of busts expressing characters and emotions. Among them he portrayed irritation

  • When I am asked what is wrong with me, I will also now answer that I am just annoyed. © imean___ / Reddit

Do you like walking around museums? What do you pay more attention to there: paintings, sculptures? Or maybe on ancient artifacts?

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