The Dying Gaul, Bronze, 19th Century

Sold

The Dying Gaul

Bronze statuette with brown patina

Italy, 19th Century

Height: 8,5 cm (3-1/3 in.) - Width: 7,5 cm (3 in.) - Depth: 15 cm (6 in.).

BRONZE GROUP with brown patina inspired by an Antiquity work entitled The Dying Gaul (Galata Morente)
The original of this sculpture is in the collections of the Capitoline Museums, Rome. It is a Roman marble copy of a lost Greek original, probably executed in bronze, commissioned between 230-220 B.C. by Attalus I of Pergamon to commemorate his victory over the Celtic Galatians.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013040033