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Putto [Mar. 22nd, 2016|09:37 am]
Tony Grist

From a monument to the Gybbon family in Rolvenden church, early 18th century.

[User Picture]From: pondhopper
2016-03-22 01:22 pm (UTC)
Blank-eyed...rather like the classics! Of course the classics, both Greek and Roman, painted the eyes in and that has been lost...
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2016-03-22 01:41 pm (UTC)
I find it faintly amusing that European sculptors for hundreds of years left their statues unpainted in the mistaken belief that they were imitating the Greeks.
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[User Picture]From: pondhopper
2016-03-22 02:52 pm (UTC)
It IS amusing!
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