“La Pleurant” (Weeper)

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A pleurant (French) or weeper (English) was a statue placed at a gravesite, whose purpose it was to mourn eternally the death of a loved one. This weeper (“Veiled Woman”) was photographed in Verano Monumental Cemetery in Rome by┬áIrene Spadacin. (Pinterest)

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