Staglieno...you can't see enough photos of this beautiful stone angel. Mesmerizing.
Staglieno - Cimitero Monumentale (Staglieno Monumental Cemetary) The Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno is an extensive cemetery located on a hillside in the district of Staglieno of Genoa, Italy, famous for its monumental sculpture. Covering an area of more than a square kilometre, it is one of the largest cemeteries in Europe. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monumental_Cemetery_of_Staglieno
Angel of the Resurrection ~ marble statue before the tomb of the Oneto family, sculpted by Giulio Monteverde, c.1882. Sometimes called the Monteverde angel. Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa, Italy #cemetery #monument
Oneto tomb at Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa - Italy Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa - Italy Oneto Tom (detail), 1882 by sculptor Giulio Monteverde (Bistagno 1837- Rome 1917) This tomb was commissioned by Francesco Oneto, a rich merchant and President of the "Banca Generale". The angel, holding the trumpet of the Universal Judgment with its right hand, offers no consolatory gesture, but seems distant and imperturbable. The sensuality of this statue deeply shocked the contemporaries but enijoyed…