A pleurant (French) or "weeper" (in English) was a statue that was meant to mourn eternally at the grave of a loved one. Veiled woman photo by Irene Spadacin taken in Verano Monumental Cemetery, Rome, ITALY
Beneath this tree are buried the ashes of Virginia Woolf. Born January 25 1882 Died March 28 1941 Death is the enemy. I will fling myself unvanquished and unyielding - O Death! The waves broke on the shore.
Many setting for Gothic literature took place in a cemetery. This picture also shows emotion and could set the mood for the story. Bow Cemetery- London, opened in Within 50 years a quarter million people were buried here / photo by Duncan George.
Staglieno - Cimitero Monumentale (Staglieno Monumental Cemetary) The Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno is an extensive cemetery located on a hillside in the district of Staglieno of Genoa, Italy, famous for its monumental sculpture.
"Beauty with flowers and cape Discovered in Hamburg, Germany, Friedhof Ohlsdorf, the largest park cemetery of the world" What a beautiful evocation of sorrow; it eases my heart a little bit just to see such a beautifully sad image.