veiled medusa

You see a lot of marble busts of veiled figures from around the 1700’s (see this)…besides being beautiful art objects they were a way for the sculptor show off their flashy technique. Kind of a party trick/portfolio piece sort of thing. Show the world you were on top of your game…

I ran into a photo of one the other day – prompting me to try out a second version of this veiled medusa. (The one that I’d originally based on the Sargent painting – see this post)…

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