Discus Thrower Grand Tour Bronze Statue On Black Marble Base European Artwork

EuropeanBronzeSKU: YRD-1049

Sale price$299.00$149.50
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Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 14.5" X Width 7"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 6.5"

Height without base:13"
Weight:10 LBS
Inventory:51YRD10496015 A+

This bronze sculpture serves as a faithful replica of the renowned ancient Greek masterpiece, "The Discobolus of Myron," which originated during the Severe period around 460-450 BC. While the original Greek bronze has been lost to time, its legacy endures through numerous Roman copies, including full-scale ones in marble. The sculpture captures a discus thrower in the decisive moment before releasing his throw, portraying a harmonious blend of rhythms, balance, and athletic energy.

The tightly-wound pose of the discus thrower, frozen in a moment of stasis just before the release, exemplifies the evolution from the Archaic to the Classical era in sculpture. This masterpiece represents the idealized human form, showcasing the advancements made in depicting realistic and dynamic poses during the Classical period. The bronze replica is a testament to the enduring appeal of ancient Greek art and its influence on subsequent artistic traditions.

Crafted using the early lost-wax casting method, the sculpture ensures a level of detail and precision that honors the original work of Myron. The brown patina finish not only adds a layer of preservation but also imparts a sense of antiquity to the piece. Mounted on a black marble base, the sculpture stands as a timeless symbol of classical athleticism, inviting viewers to appreciate the beauty and perfection achieved by ancient sculptors. The artist Myron's signature further authenticates this exquisite reproduction.

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