Nuremberg.

Architecture: Statues – Frau kniet am Sarg Discovered in Nürnberg, Germany, Friedhof St-Johannisfriedhof (here is also situated the grave of Albrecht Dürer), this cemetery has a history of about 1000 years!

"Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before--more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle." - Charles Dickens

"Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before--more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle." - Charles Dickens

Veiled man, via Flickr.

Alessandroni grave, Verano Monumental Cemetery, Rome, Italy---I really love these pleurant figures. I don't know the Italian for pleurant.

New Orleans

New Orleans - An angel on a tomb of G. del Corral, with a tower of M. tomb in background, in Metairie Cemetery. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 2006

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor hellenistische periode in de griekse beeldhouwkunst

The Louvre - It is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. It’s from the second century BCE, and it represents the Greek god of victory, Nike. It was made to commemorate a successful sea battle in Samothrace, and it actually did have a head once upon a time.

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