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markfive
02-10-10, 09:40 PM
This is a French word I picked up in a history of art class--it's a sculpture of somebody dead, to ornament their tomb.

Google has quite a collection of pictures, if you're interested:

http://www.google.com/images?q=gisant&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&ei=kJinTLOhBMTflgeY76nCDA&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=4&ved=0CDUQsAQwAw&biw=1024&bih=573

Meatpie
02-10-10, 09:49 PM
Lot's of female masks...