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What I found very creepy about the Hillhouse were the statues and busts that seemed to watch the people in the house. Their look was inescapable. I love how the lighting here does not hit the concave sockets of the eyes, so they stone is given depth to it's gaze.

This amazes me...the man's fingers slightly indent the flesh of a woman. This looks like a picture of real people, but it is a 400 year old marble sculpture by Bernini: Pluto and Proserpina (1621-22)