Asleep by Maree Cardinale
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This beautiful sculpture is called “Asleep” and was created by artist Peter Shipperheyn for the grave site of his friend Laurence Matheson. The sculpture was done upon request of Mr. Matheson’s widow, as a symbol of her undying love for her late husband. (sangbleu.com)

Mount Macedon Cemetery, Vic, Aus.
A lovely tranquil rural cemetery.

So moving.
I love how the hill behind echoes her curves.

See also At Rest
and
Sleep my love, sleep.

*Due to copyright laws pertaining to artistic works the images of Asleep cannot be offered for sale.

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Comments

  • Berns
    Bernsover 3 years ago

    From the thumbnail,I thought you had taken up nude photography….nothing would surprise me!

  • LOL.

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 3 years ago

    stunning work Maree!!

  • Thanks C :)

    – Maree Cardinale

  • geof
    geofover 3 years ago

    a touching picture and story

  • Thanks G :)

    – Maree Cardinale

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 3 years ago

    Wonderful composition, and yes I see the curves in the hills! Wonderful sculpture work nicely presented!

  • Thanks Angie :)

    – Maree Cardinale

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindover 3 years ago

    hello sweet friend. such an incredibly beautiful and moving sculpture. wow, fabulous capture. hope you are well and the new year is good to you. lots of love and hugs, shar xoxoxoxoxo

  • hiya gorgeous girl. So awesome to have you back xox

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 3 years ago

    Wonderful composition and so meaningful. A fav

  • Thanks Joseph :)

    – Maree Cardinale

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisover 3 years ago

    TOUCHING !!!IT MOVES FEELINGS….VERY BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE…

  • Thanks darling Anna xox

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Noble Upchurch
    Noble Upchurchover 3 years ago

    Photographed with the same dignity and artistic quality as was intended by Mrs. Matheson. Beautiful and touching work My Friend!!!

  • Thanks Noble. It’s such a beautiful and touching sight to behold.

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 3 years ago

    Please consider entering into “Life in the City, Suburbs, or Bush”.

  • Thanks Joseph. I put it in prob about 14 hours ago or so. :)

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 3 years ago

    Thanks Maree, I found it.:-)

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