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Inside Kalen's Castle

Kalen, the Immortal hero of The Awakening, was once a mentor and champion of the Etruscan people. With his original people extinct, Kalen had dedicated himself to saving the legacy of their descendants from the forces of death magic. When Christine arrives at Kalen's magically protected Scottish castle, she's stunned to find great works of art she thought were destroyed by madmen and terrorists are safe in Kalen's care.


Here's a virtual tour of the art in Kalen's Castle:

In the Sculpture Gallery:
Greek, Roman, Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture

The Discus Thrower (Discobolos), Myron, c. 450 BC Terme Museum, Rome Porch of the Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, artist unknown, 220-190 BC Louvre, Paris The Dying Gaul, artist unknown, c. 220 BC Capitoline Museum, Rome Venus (Aphrodite) de Milo, artist unknown, 130-190 BC Louvre, Paris
The Belvedere Torso, artist unknown, 100-200 BC Vatican Museum, Rome Madonna and Child, della Robbia, 1460 Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence Pietà, Michelangelo, 1499 St. Peter's Basilica, Rome
David, Michelangelo, 1501-1504 Galleria dell' Accademia, Florence Ecstasy of St. Theresa, Bernini, 1652 Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome


In the Rose Room:
Soft, feminine Impressionist paintings hang in the Rose Room, the bedroom in which Christine stays.
Sunrise, Claude Monet, 1873 Musee Marmottan, Paris The Theater Box, Pierre Auguste Renoir, 1874 Courtauld Institute Galleries, London The Dance Class, Edgar Degas, 1876 Musée d'Orsay, Paris


In Kalen’s Bedroom:
This room contains bold, dramatic pieces by Renaissance, Baroque, and Romanticist artists

Lamentation, Giotto, c.1300 Cappella Scrovegni, Padova

Mona Lisa (La Gioconda), Leonardo da Vinci, 1503-1507 Musée du Louvre, Paris

Self-Portrait, Raphael Sanzio, 1508 Uffizi Gallery, Florence

Danae and the Shower of Gold, Titian, 1554 Museo del Prado, Madrid

Amor Vincit Omnia (Love Conquers All), Caravaggio 1603 Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

The Night Watch, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1642 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam


In the Tower Room:
Erotic Art

Roman Erotica, artist unknown, pre-79 AD Pompeii. The erotic urn in Kalen's Tower Room is not an actual historical piece. It's based on Roman erotic artwork uncovered in the excavations at Pompeii.

Venus of Urbino, Titian, 1538Uffizi Gallery, Florence

Abduction of Europa, Rubens 1629, from a 1562 painting by Titian Museo del Prado. , Madrid, Spain

Il Bacio (The Kiss), Francesco Hayez, 1859 Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan

The Kiss, Rodin, 1887 Musee Rodin, Paris


Click on an image to go to a related article. All images are from
Wikipedia.com except the following: Discus Thrower, Abduction of Europa.