Belvedere Torso

Thanks to El Calote for commenting on my prior blog entry and enlightening me about the Belvedere Torso.  As they say, you learn something every day.  This is a photo of the Belvedere Torso statue that is currently part of the collection of the Museo Pio-Clementino, one of the Vatican Museums:

It appears that the Belvedere Torso may have been the inspiration for the 3 strange Torsos on display on the streets of Camarillo this past Saturday, as well as …

for the Torso of St. Bartholomew in Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment seen in the photo here:

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