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Palazzo Vecchio Firenze - 2013-112.jpg | Steve Shriver | Flickr

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American Gothic Sculpture Chicago. I have a picture of my brother and I in front of this in Chicago!

American Gothic Sculpture Chicago. I have a picture of my brother and I in front of this in Chicago!

AXIS Enfilade at Villa Barbaro, Vicenza Beyond 1st door, all 'woodwork' is trompe l'oeil

AXIS Enfilade at Villa Barbaro, Vicenza Beyond 1st door, all 'woodwork' is trompe l'oeil

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Neutral palette

The south and west walls of the Green Closet. ©NTPL/John Hammond

The south and west walls of the Green Closet. ©NTPL/John Hammond

Palazzo Te, Mantova (Italia)

Palazzo Te, Mantova (Italia)

A caryatid is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head.  The Greek term karyatides literally means “maidens of Karyai”, an ancient town of Peloponnese. Karyai had a famous temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis in her aspect of Artemis Karyatis: “As Karyatis she rejoiced in the dances of the nut-tree village of Karyai, those Karyatides, who in their ecstatic round-dance carried on their heads…

A caryatid is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head. The Greek term karyatides literally means “maidens of Karyai”, an ancient town of Peloponnese. Karyai had a famous temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis in her aspect of Artemis Karyatis: “As Karyatis she rejoiced in the dances of the nut-tree village of Karyai, those Karyatides, who in their ecstatic round-dance carried on their heads…

Praga Rynek Staromiejski Czechy

Praga Rynek Staromiejski Czechy

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