Sappho (Hope)

Sappho (Hope), 1850-1860
Carlo Marochetti (1805-1867)
Marble
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Image © Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

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Sappho (Hope)

This sculpture offers an entrancing blend of authority and grace. The sculptor has introduced an essential solemnity of pose and grace to the subject that dignifies his conception of an ancient deity which is also one of the fundamental Christian virtues.

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