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Large late 19thc bronze of 'The Dying Gaul'

Large late 19thc bronze of 'The Dying Gaul'

Code: LVS833


W: 61cm (24")H: 33.5cm (13.2")D: 31.5cm (12.4")


A large late 19th century Grand Tour bronze figure of 'The Dying Gaul' supported on an original Breccia rossa marble oval base, after the antique, possibly Italian - ADDITIONAL IMAGES CAN BE VIEWED BELOW:

The Dying Gaul or Dying Gladiator is depicted in his final moments next to his shield and sword, his face in pain with a fatal wound to his chest.

The original marble figure which is found in the Capitoline Museum in Rome is a Roman copy of a Greek sculpture thought to have been in bronze.

This bronze is in very good original condition and can go straight into a home or collection.