Voltaire Author and Philosopher marble portraiture bust, you couldn't find a better gift for that political satirist that loves physical and religious freedom. Voltaire hated tyranny, bias and injustice. No one had his sharp laughing brilliant wit and the ability to attack with words which pierce like a sword. Few political satirist like Voltaire has had to flee as many cities and countries because of his straightforward ideals stated in satirical wit.Candid by Voltaire was one of his greatest works. Voltaire and enlightenment also became synonymous. The bust is composed of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid alabaster base. These sculptures are imported from Italy.