Dying Gaul, first half of the 19th century

Bronze with black patina
31 x 59 x 29 cm

This is the bronze reproduction of the well-known marble sculpture preserved in the Capitoline Museums of Rome. The "Dying Galata" is a Roman copy of an original Hellenistic bronze attributed to Epigono (230-220 BC).The bronze copies of the Dying Gaul are documented since the 17th century when the marble version was found during the excavations of Villa Ludovisi. 

The bronze in question is stylistically consistent with the neoclassical era and could belong to the Gran Tour fashion of replicating famous ancient sculptures. 

€ 1.000,00 / 1.500,00
€ 700,00
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Sculpture and Small Bronzes from 15th to 19th Century

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