Night and Day Pair of Plaques

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Night and Day Pair of Plaques

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The reliefs 'Night and Day' are Thorvaldsen’s most popular. As opposites they represent the two halves of a day.

Night personified floats passively over the sky. Her eyes are closed as are the eyes of the children in her embrace. Her hair is braided with poppies, for their sleep-inducing capacities, known since Antiquity.

Day personified flies actively across the sky with her head held high. She looks over her shoulder and fixes her gaze on the small torch-bearing boy here proudly symbolizing the light and the sun.

Diameter 15cm

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