Paired sculpture "Horse Tamers" or "Marly Horses"
The marble sculpture of "Horse Tamers" was established in the 1740-1745 by Guillaume Coustou senior (Guillaume Coustou I, 1677-1746) - the famous French sculptor of the first half of the XVIII century, who worked on the decoration of palaces and parks of Versailles, Marly, Trianon and the Tuileries. The sculptures were ordered by Louis XV from Carrara marble to decorate the terrace of the castle Marley in a Paris suburb. Being sated of strained official images, the Royal Administration ordered the sculptor shapes of naked young men, constraining reared horses.
Provenance: Private Collection Photo Archive. The sculptures were part of private collection located in Liechtenstein Palace. Stadtpalais Wien, Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945
Product sizes: width - 53cm Height - 66cm
Material: Marble, Bronze
Shop: Gallery "Antiqon", Brivibas street 16, Riga, Latvia
Period: 19th century
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