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Raffaelle MONTI (1818–1881) "Vestal Virgin"  . In ancient Roman religion, the Vestales or Vestal Virgins, were priestesses of VESTA - the virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family. Vesta's presence is symbolized by the sacred fire that burned at her hearth and Temples and fire was guarded by her priestesses, the Vestales. Every March 1 the fire was renewed.

A statue of a Vestal virgin. If these virgins broke their vows of celibacy, they were starved in underground chambers as punishment. Rhea Silvia, mother to Romulus and Remus, claimed that the father of her children was the god Mars.

Giant Lorenzo Bernini you absolute genius! The fact that he could make stone look like a transparent veil is stupendous!

The Veiled Virgin is a Carrara marble statue carved in Rome by Italian sculptor Giovanni Strazza, depicting the bust of a veiled Blessed Virgin Mary. The exact date of the statue's completion is unknown.

Raffaelle Monti, Veiled Virgins. Stone made gossamer, transparent.

Veiled Vestal Virgin was carved out of marble by Raffaelle Monti in This Hellenistic inspired bust may look familiar if youre into movies of the century brooding hunks with sideburns category. It was featured alongside Keira Knightley in Pride Prejudice.

Miss Welch

Florence Welch Recalls Drunken Evening of Setting Fire to Hotel Room - SSG Music

Florence Welch in NYC | Tom & Lorenzo

Florence Welch Photo - Florence Welch Walks Around NYC. If your hair color doesn't look the best on you right now, yes - get a hat in the perfect purple.

Florence Welch devotes an entire floor of her London home to her ever-expanding clothing collection where racks heave with vintage velvet cloaks, ermine capelets, and spangled frocks | Photographed by Angelo Pennetta for Vogue, May 2013

Rock the Casa: Florence Welch’s London Home. Florence Welch devotes an entire floor of her London home to her ever-expanding clothing collection where racks heave with vintage velvet cloaks, ermine capelets, and spangled frocks