unknown French artist (French), Martyred Female Saint , 14th century, polychrome limestone
Portland Art Museum
This sculpture is by Marco d’Agrate, 1562 (Duomo cathedral, Milan-Italy)
This is a sculpture of St. Bartholomew who was an Apostle that was said to be skinned alive. If you look closely you will notice that his robe is actually not a robe at all, but his skin.
'Nightnight' by Claire Partington
Earthenware, Glaze, Enamel, Luster, Gold Leaf
Ryan Matthew’s Collection. Photo by Sergio Royzen.
source3 (by Philippe_28 (maintenant sur ipernity) on flickr)
1523-4 drawing of the same by Hans Holbein the Younger
source (wikimedia commons)
Isabelle de Borchgrave, Paper sculpture of Lorenzo de Medici, the Magnificent, (1449-1492), 2006