Fallen Caryatid Carrying Her Stone by Auguste Rodin

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A caryatid is a sculpture of a woman that is supporting a building.

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Rodin imagines that the woman has fallen down with the stone above her.  It’s sad, but also kind of funny.  I don’t know why.

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