Under the marble skin beats the living heart

• beating heart of a living

under marble skin

They say that the stone can not come to life. But the great master of his craft long proven that it is not. In their sensitive hands are born unsurpassed masterpieces - look at them, and it seems that is about to hear a soft sigh and tremble eyelashes.

We have collected for you sculptures from around the world, striking in its beauty and realism.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Spread Your Wings (© Willem Havenaar)

One of the angel of the cemetery in Genoa.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Galatea in Acis hands (© Yvan LEMEUR)

Medici Fountain sculpture in the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris. Auguste Otten 1863.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Bathsheba (© benvictor)

Benjamin Victor 2013.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Satyr and Bacchante

Jean-Jacques Pradier 1833.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

The victim was Abel

Giovanni Dupre 1842.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Leda and the Swan (© William (Bill) McClung)

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, 1870. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

The nymph Salmakis (© Monica Michelle)

François Joseph Bosio, 1826. Louvre.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

The Rape of Polyxena

Fedi Pio 1865.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

The grieving angel

One of the monuments in the cemetery of Staglieno in Genoa.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Girl (© Yvan LEMEUR)

Museum Krozate.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

The woman in veil

Giovanni Battista Lombardi 1869.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Beatrice Cenci

Harriet Hosmer, 1857.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Running from Pompei (© raaen99)

One of the monuments to the Botanical Gardens Ballarat.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

The girl with a dog (© Maurizio)

Sculpture c Staglieno cemetery in Genoa.

Under the marble skin beats the living heart

Archimedes (© sissydude)

Simon Louis Bouquet, 1752. Louvre.