Canova's Naiad -- A Partial View by Cora Wandel

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In Greek mythology, Naiads were beautiful nymphs (female spirits) who presided over fresh bodies of water, such as lakes, rivers and streams. The most famous sculpture of a Naiad was made by Antonio Canova around 1820. This is a partial view of the full-bodied marble sculpture, and was photographed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where she is a star attraction.

Camera: Canon Rebel XTi 400D
(ISO: 400; SS: 1/13; AV: 5.6; Lens: 17-85mm)


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