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Category:Artistic
Subcategory:Sculptures
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Keywords:Architecure, Art, Artist, Cour Marly, Equestrian, France, Francia, Horse, Louvre, Louvre Museum, Marly, Museo, Museum, Musée du Louvre, Parigi, Paris, Sculpture, Scultura, Statue, Tamer
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Louvre Museum - Marly Horse

Louvre Museum - Marly Horse

The Horses of Marly made by Guillaume Coustou the Elder for Louis XV at Marly-le-Roi were re-set triumphantly in Paris at the time of the French Revolution, flanking the entrance to the Champs-Elysées. In the 1640s, bronze replicas were to flank the entrance to the Louvre: moulds were taken for the purpose, but the project foundered.