Grand Tour Of Discus Thrower Discobolo Statue Figurine Bronze Sculpture Sale

EuropeanBronzeSKU: YRD-299

Sale price$399.00$199.50
50% off


Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 16" X Width 11"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 8"

Height without base:15"
Weight:15 LBS

This bronze sculpture is a faithful replica of "The Discobolus of Myron," a renowned Greek masterpiece dating back to the late Severe period, around 460-450 BC. Although the original Greek bronze has been lost, its legacy endures through various Roman copies, including full-scale versions in marble. The sculpture captures a discus thrower in the moment just before releasing his throw, embodying rhythms, harmony, and balance that epitomize the athletic energy of the era.

The statue's depiction reflects the Classical sculptural advancements from the Archaic period, showcasing a tightly-wound pose that freezes the potential energy right before the release. This moment of stasis is a testament to the artist Myron's skill in conveying dynamic movement and precise anatomy. Crafted using the early lost-wax casting method, the bronze replica is stained with a brown patina finish, adding to its aesthetic appeal while ensuring its preservation. The sculpture proudly stands on a black marble base bearing Myron's signature.

Myron, the artist behind the original masterpiece, remains celebrated for his contributions to Classical sculpture. This replica not only pays homage to the historical and artistic significance of "The Discobolus" but also allows viewers to appreciate the enduring beauty and athleticism captured in this iconic pose.

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