18 May 2009

heart of stone IV



youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it.
coco chanel




Countess Uta (1245-1250 AD) statue in Naumburg Cathedral, Germany







6 comments:

  1. Apparently Chanel admired this statue of the Countess.Thanks for reading. G

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  2. Wonderful quote and I have always loved this statue. When I was little I would open the art history book with a photo of it and wonder what type of life she led. Thanks for combining the two.

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  3. Elizabeth- Me too!, I would love to know more about the Countess, need to do some research.g

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  4. I like the slant of these Heart of Stone posts, do I spot a series?

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  5. Anon- it's possible. thanks for reading.G

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