Guillaume I Coustou (Lyon, 1677 – Paris, Horse Restrained by a Groom, 1739 - These two large marble sculptures representing horses restrained by grooms were commissioned in 1739 for the horse pond in the gardens of the Château de Marly.
'We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.' ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin "Solitude of the Soul" by American sculptor Lorado Taft at the Art Institute of Chicago
L'umanita Contro il male [Humanity against evil]. its in Rome at the GNAM - Unknown Marble Hands. "How such art can be so sensuously and realisticly rendered from such unmalleable medium as marble, is nothing short of miraculous"