Amphitrite, Toledo Museum of Art. Amphitrite was a sea-goddess and the wife of Poseidon. I received some questioning looks while I lay on the floor, in order to get the skylight and lights in the frame on this shot. Ended up with a nice starburst effect from the lights.

According to the Toledo Museum of Art, in this sculpture, she is holding a lobster in her left hand (in works of art, the pincers of a lobster are sometimes attached to her temple).

Date: 1654-1658
Artist: Michel Anguier, French, 1612-1686
Dimensions: H: 86 in. (218.5 cm)
Medium: Limestone

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