They emerged through a back door into a massive foyer made of white marble and limestone with ancient carvings on the walls and statues positioned throughout.
Rhyn took in the small marble statues and portraits of wealthy Venetians on the walls.
The altar in the center was empty while seven statues kept watch over it.
"The statues are beautiful," she managed.
He'd never seen art of this kind, only the statues of his father's court and the multi-hued strands used to decorate homes.
Darian guided the horse through marble streets marked by statues of his forefathers and beyond the city into the wood running along a stream that ran through the immortal countryside.
He took in the gilded sconces and carved statues until his sensitive eyes watered, and he closed his eyes to the torch light.
Memon presided over all before him, at times as still as the statues lining the halls and at times barking orders for more wine or shouting at servants who placed food wrong on the tables.
And there is a marked contrast in style between these statues and the certain works of Pheidias.
At Pellene in Achaea, and at Plataea he made two other statues of Athena, also a statue of Aphrodite in ivory and gold for the people of Elis.
Demetrius calls his statues sublime, and at the same time precise.
The era of decadence, of honorary statues and fulsome inscriptions, began.
Set up a number of bronze statues on the Acropolis; Eumenes II.
In the Italian Renaissance, only a thin veneer of society's elites participated in the creation or ownership of the frescos, music, statues, and paintings; most were only passive observers.
Her views on the precession of the equinoxes are not important, but most important are her accounts of what speech meant to her, of how she felt the statues, the dogs, the chickens at the poultry show, and how she stood in the aisle of St. Bartholomew's and felt the organ rumble.
I saw a great many statues, and the gentleman gave me an angel.
I used to wish that I could see pictures with my hands as I do statues, but now I do not often think about it because my dear Father has filled my mind with beautiful pictures, even of things I cannot see.
She had previously obtained permission from General Loring, Supt. of the Museum, for me to touch the statues, especially those which represented my old friends in the "Iliad" and "Aeneid."
Large statues, of which she can feel the sweep of line with her whole hand, she knows in their higher esthetic value.