Symbolist art: the material and its ideal realization

Here in what I hope is a clickable link is Loie Fuller in 1905, when she was smiting the sensibilities of such as Auguste Rodin and William Butler Yeats.

Loie Fuller (1905) [silent short film]

And here she is on her return tour in 2016. Marmoreal now as an image by Rodin, she has gone static at last, and her beauty no longer needs to scowl with the effort of becoming.

Source of the Lumière Brothers video clip: YouTube,