Gian Lorenzo Bernini sculptures in St. Peter's, Vatican, Italy, including the spiral bronze Alter & this throne of St. Peter. This alabaster window was the photo on our 1st Christmas card! Bernini also created the “Fountain of the Four Rivers” in Piazza Navona, Rome.
A pleurant (French) or "weeper" (in English) was a statue that was meant to mourn eternally at the grave of a loved one. Veiled woman, via Flickr. photo by Irene Spadacin taken in Verano Monumental Cemetery, Rome, IT