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Fame Riding Pegasus
Credit: Jebulon

Fame Riding Pegasus by Antoine Coysevox, a sculpture in Carrara marble celebrating Louis XIV of France, was commissioned in 1699 for the decoration of the park of Marly. In 1719 it was transferred to the entrance to the Tuileries Garden, Paris, and since 1986 it has stood in the Louvre.