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8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive

8 Finest Marble Statues That Highly Points Out The Sensitivity of Art

When we consider marble sculpting’s history, Sculptures are among the most ancient forms of art and it is the art of producing three-dimensional figures out of marble stones. Marble is a metamorphic rock made primarily of calcite and originated from limestone.

Sculptures & Marble statues are soulful pieces of artwork as they provide a 3D visualization and the finest edges that highly impact the sensitivity of the artwork. Some artworks made by artists are beyond the imagination levels and they always ask the question in our minds, “How is it possible to make such sensitive edges from a stone or a marble”. 

How Do the Marble Statues Appear to Be Alive?

Only marble has a modest translucency among the generally accessible stones. The translucent effect of pure white marble penetrates the light into the surface about 1 inch and then reflects. This translucent effect makes the finest marble statues that almost looks alive.

Top 7 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive

  1. Gaetano Cellini | Humanity Against Evil
  2. “The Rape of Proserpina” by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  3. “Ugolino and his sons” by jean-baptiste carpeaux
  4. Lace fabric carved solid marble stone
  5. “Nymph” detail, Giovanni Battista Lombardi, Marble, 1864
  6. Marble portrait of the co-emperor “Lucius Verus”
  7. “The West Wind” by Thomas Ridgeway Gould

“The West Wind” by Thomas Ridgeway Gould

8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
“The West Wind” by Thomas Ridgeway Gould

Marble portrait of the co-emperor “Lucius Verus”

8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
Marble portrait of the co-emperor “Lucius Verus”

“Nymph” detail, Giovanni Battista Lombardi, Marble, 1864

8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
“Nymph” detail, Giovanni Battista Lombardi, Marble, 1864

Lace fabric carved solid marble stone

8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
Lace fabric carved solid marble stone

“Ugolino and his sons” by jean-baptiste carpeaux

8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
“Ugolino and his sons” by jean-baptiste carpeaux

“Ugolino and his sons” by jean-baptiste carpeaux

8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
“Ugolino and his sons” by jean-baptiste carpeaux

The Rape of Proserpina” by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
“The Rape of Proserpina” by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Gaetano Cellini | Humanity Against Evil

8 Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
Finest Marble Statues That Almost Looks Alive
Gaetano Cellini | Humanity Against Evil

Famous buildings that are made of Marble

  • The Taj Mahal built in Agra, India between 1631 and 1648 is made entirely out of white marble.
  • Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theatre in Athina, Greece
  • The Supreme Court Building in Washington, DC
  • The Pantheon in Rome, Italy

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