Saturday, August 17, 2013

word of the day : callipygian


The word of the day is callipygian : kallos means beauty, puge means buttocks. Aphrodite Kallipygos.

a Callipygian Venus (Naples)
1st or 2nd century BC

a Callipygian Venus (Naples)
1st or 2nd century BC
(second view)


Callipygian Venus by Fran├žois Barois, 1683-1686 (2 views)





Monday, August 12, 2013