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Jimsouth
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21 Best Veiled Christ, by Giuseppe Sanmartino, 1753 ...
https://www.pinterest.com/prthvit/ve...anmartino-1753 Carved from a single piece of transparent marble.











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Sanmartino’s Veiled Christ: pain and hope - Italian Ways

According to French author André Gide, “Sculptors don’t try to translate their thoughts into marble: they think directly as if everything was made of marble; they think in marble”. If that is true, the “Veiled Christ” on display in the Sansevero Chapel in Naples must be the most wonderful “thought” Neapolitan sculptor Giuseppe Sanmartino (1720-1793) […]

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