Veiled Christ

Cristo velato

( Veiled Christ )

The Veiled Christ (Italian: Cristo velato) is a 1753 marble sculpture by Giuseppe Sanmartino exhibited in the Cappella Sansevero, Naples, Italy.

Veiled Christ is considered one of the world's most remarkable sculptures, and legendarily thought to have been created by alchemy. Sculptor Antonio Canova, who tried to acquire the work, declared that he would willingly give up ten years of his life to produce a similar masterpiece.

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David Sivyer from United Kingdom - CC BY-SA 2.0
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