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This elegantly carved bust of a steed, with its wild, flowing mane, sits on a display table, carved artfully from alabaster, in Volterra, Italy. The stone is mined nearby in the caves of Castellina Marittima, and offers a rich medium for craft artists to create wonderful pieces.

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volterra, italy, alabaster, horse head, fruit, italian alabaster, tuscan hill town, statue, sculpture

Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist”
Oscar Wilde

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