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Monday, August 25, 2014

When He Died

When he died, a wife commissioned this sculpture, as an expression of her love.


In Victoria, Australia, there is a sculpture at Mt Macedon Cemetery to depict a wife’s eternal love for her husband. This is the unique headstone, or gravestone, of Laurence Matheson (1930 – 1987). It’s a marble sculpture called “Asleep” that his wife commissioned from artist Peter Schipperheyn, to express her undying love…

*original post date March 25, 2010*


  1. very beautiful tribute , she lays atop of him but cold on the surface and warm on the inside from his love for her.

  2. A forever love,
    beyond any border
    beyond any barrier,
    even death....

  3. Images often tell fascinating stories
    as in this one....
    Just feeling the
    vision of an immense
    endless love
    that not even
    death can hinder....