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.
Spread Your Wings (© Willem Havenaar)
One of the angel of the cemetery in Genoa.
Galatea in Acis hands (© Yvan LEMEUR)
Medici Fountain sculpture in the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris. Auguste Otten 1863.
Bathsheba (© benvictor)
Benjamin Victor 2013.
Satyr and Bacchante
Jean-Jacques Pradier 1833.
The victim was Abel
Giovanni Dupre 1842.
Leda and the Swan (© William (Bill) McClung)
Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, 1870. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The nymph Salmakis (© Monica Michelle)
François Joseph Bosio, 1826. Louvre.
The Rape of Polyxena
Fedi Pio 1865.
The grieving angel
One of the monuments in the cemetery of Staglieno in Genoa.
Girl (© Yvan LEMEUR)
The woman in veil
Giovanni Battista Lombardi 1869.
Harriet Hosmer, 1857.
Running from Pompei (© raaen99)
One of the monuments to the Botanical Gardens Ballarat.
The girl with a dog (© Maurizio)
Sculpture c Staglieno cemetery in Genoa.
Archimedes (© sissydude)
Simon Louis Bouquet, 1752. Louvre.