Index of Baroque Tomb

Canon Guilain Lucas Monument - Amiens Cathedral

walwyn Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:46

Monument by Nicolas Blasset, dedicated to canon Guilain Lucas. This monument contains the Weeping Angel with one hand and elbow resting on a skull that became a popular postcard during WWI.

Thomas Lucy and wife Alice - Charlecote, Warwickshire

walwyn Wed, 05/26/2010 - 20:53




Black and white Carrara marble monument to Thomas Lucy (d1640) and his wife Alice.





Judge John Powell - Gloucester Cathedral

walwyn Sun, 11/06/2011 - 10:57




This marble monument to Judge John Powell (d1714) is by Thomas Green of Camberwell. John Powell presided over the trial of Jane Wenham, one of the last people convicted of witchcraft in England.



Thomas Deacon - Peterborough Cathedral

walwyn Sun, 10/09/2011 - 20:36




White marble monument to Thomas Deacon (d1725) and wife.




Tomb of Galileo Galilei - Santa Croce Florence

walwyn Sat, 10/27/2012 - 22:47


The tomb of Galileo Galilei (d1642) at Santa Croce in Florence was erected in 1737. It was designed by Giulio Foggini and contains a bust of Galileo Galilei (by Giovanni Battista Foggini), and figures representing Astronomy (by Vincenzo Foggini), and Geometry (by Girolamo Ticciati).