Tag: famous statues

  • * * * The Veiled Christ

    * * *  The Veiled Christ

    My mother recently returned from Italy. She went to Pisa, a city beloved to her, and then Naples, where she visited the Museo Capella Sansevero. She described to me how she slowly circled this magnificent sculpture – carved in marble from a single block of stone –  located in the Sansevero Chapel, drawing ever closer to it through the crowds of…