A classic French figure in zinc, Art Deco style. 1930. Sculptor: Sir Alfred Gilbert, 8/12/1854-11/4/1934, was an English sculptor and Goldsmith, famous for building the source of Piccadilly Circus (1887-1892) in London, crowned by the figure of Eros.
Pompeii. Isis Statue | Temple of Isis. Isis (Ancient Greek: Ἶσις, original Egyptian pronunciation more likely "Aset" or "Iset") is a goddess in Ancient Egyptian religious beliefs, whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world. She was worshipped as the ideal mother and wife as well as the patroness of nature and magic.
METAMORPHOSIS ceramic sculptures "I have been working on the theme since 1994... partly through the experience with my four children. Metamorphosis means to me: birth, puberty, casting of the skin, process, development, dying… to let the new grow out of the old." Click for variations on her theme -- Artist Maria-Luise Bodirsky [tracked down by the fabulous Cindy K]