Italian Sculptor Creates Marble Masterpiece In 7 Years And People Cant Believe Its All Marble

Cappella Sansevero, a chapel in the historic center of Image credits: Francesco Queirolo, is one piece in particular that leaves patrons puzzled. It portrays a man breaking free from a delicate, elaborately carved net, helpfully assisted by the presence of a winged angel. According to the museum’s website, the sculpture is steeped in symbolism. SomaSantutxu SomaSantutxu Image credits: Image credits: “In his book Istoria dello Studio di Napoli (1753-54), Giangiuseppe Origlia rightly defines this statue as ‘the last and most trying test to which sculpture in marble can aspire.’ The reference is naturally to the virtuoso work on the net, which amazed famous eighteenth- and nineteenth-century travelers, and continues to astound tourists today.” iamalsout ancienteurope “In this regard, the story …