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Detail from The Rape of Proserpina, a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who was only 23 years old at its completion.

These Astonishingly Lifelike Sculptures Will Take Your Breath Away

This is not a photograph of lovers, this is a 400 year old marble statue of Pluto and Proserpina

A close-up of Pluto and Proserpina, sculpted in white marble by Gian Lorenzo Bernini 1621-22, commissioned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini's "The Rape of Proserpina" - detail of Pluto's hands gripping her. Bernini just absolutely turns marble into soft flesh, it's brilliant.