13 Most Astonishing Sculptures You Have Ever Seen

Great artistic talents throughout history have shown, that you can bring stone to life. Some truly beautiful wonders have been created by their hands, the sight of which can take your breath away.

Here are a few sculptures we’ve found which are quite simply an astounding and realistic portrayal of the human form.

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’Latona and her children, Apollo and Artemis’

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William Henry Rinehart, 1870. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

’The Dying Gladiator’

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Pierre Julien, 1779. The Louvre, Paris.

’Despair’

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Jean-Joseph Perraud,1868. The Louvre, Paris.

’The Awakening of Dawn’

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Ben Victor, 2013.

’Marble veil’

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Raffaelle Monti, mid-19th century. Devonshire Collection.

’Death’

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Granada, Spain.

’Young Tarantine’

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Alexandre Schoenewerk, 1871. Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

’The Exiled’

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Antonio Soares Dos Reis, 1872. Chiado Museum, Portugal.

’Young woman’

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Musée Crozatier, France.

’The nymph Salmacis’

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François-Joseph Bosio, 1826. The Louvre, Paris.

’Chastity’

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Antonio Corradini, 1752. San Severo Chapel, Naples.

’Cassandre se met sous la protection de Pallas’

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Aimé Millet, 1877. Tuileries, Paris.

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