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Plaster Casts

  • PC
  • Collection
  • 19th century-20th century

Collection of plaster casts comprising human figures, architectural fragments, plaster friezes, plaster reliefs, marble reliefs, tondos and busts.Casts were used as an important teaching aid by the School, from the late 19th century onwards. The c...

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Plaster cast of Antinous

Original: Statue of a young nude male found at Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli c1730. Antinous (November 29, 111-October 30, 130) was a member of the entourage of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, to whom he was beloved. Original currently in the collection...

Plaster cast of Apollo Sauroctonos (Lizard Slayer)

  • PC/006
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: This cast is of a 1st - 2nd century AD Roman marble copy of the Praxiteles original (Bronze, attributed by Pliny). It shows a nude a...

Plaster cast of Apoxyomenos (Vatican Apoxyomenos)

  • PC/002
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: An athlete, caught in the familiar act of scraping sweat and dust from his body with the small curved instrument that the Romans cal...

Plaster cast of Archer of the Royal Guard

  • PC/055
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Brickwork sculpture of Persian Royal bodyguard carrying quiver on back. Original: Persian glazed frieze from the Palace of Darius I in Susa, 521-486 BC. Original currently in the collection of the Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany.

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Plaster cast of Aristotle

  • PC/200
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Roman copy (2nd century bc) of a Greek original (c325 bc); currently in the collection of the Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome.

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Plaster cast of Augustus of Primaporta

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: Statue of Augustus Caesar which was discovered on April 20, 1863, in the Villa of Livia at Prima Porta, near Rome. Gaius Julius Caes...

Plaster cast of Berlin Adorante

  • PC/020
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014.Original: Also know as 'Youth Supplian' or 'Praying Boy'.

Plaster cast of Bishop

  • PC/057
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Plaster cast Archibishop holding Staff, gothic style.

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Plaster cast of Borghese Warrior

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: Also known as: Discobolus, Fighting Gladiator, Hector, Heros Combattant, Borghese Gladiator. Particularly admired for its truthful r...

Plaster cast of Borghese Warrior

Original: Also known as: Discobolus, Fighting Gladiator, Hector, Heros Combattant, Borghese Gladiator. Particularly admired for its truthful rendering of anatomy. A Hellenistic sculpture actually portraying a swordsman, created at Ephesus about 10...

Plaster cast of Boy of Subiaco

  • PC/021
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: From the group of Niobe and her children at the Galleria Uffizi, Florence, Italy, originally found in Rome in 1583. Niobe boasted ab...

Plaster cast of Canephora (Kanephoros)

  • PC/007
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: Canephora was an honorific office given to unmarried young women in ancient Greece which involved the privilege of leading the proce...

Plaster cast of Cantorie Panels

  • PC/050C
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lucca della Robbia (1400-1482). Part of the two 'Cantorie' made for Florence Cathedral. Original currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy.This item was damaged in the fire in the Macki...

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Plaster cast of Cantorie Panels

  • PC/050E
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lucca della Robbia (1400-1482). Part of the two 'Cantorie' made for Florence Cathedral. Original currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy.This item was damaged in the fire in the Macki...

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Plaster cast of Cantorie Panels

  • PC/050A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lucca della Robbia (1400-1482). Part of the two 'Cantorie' made for Florence Cathedral. Original currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy.This item was damaged in the fire in the Macki...

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Plaster cast of Cantorie Panels

  • PC/050F
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lucca della Robbia (1400-1482). Part of the two 'Cantorie' made for Florence Cathedral. Original currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy.This item was damaged in the fire in the Macki...

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Plaster cast of Cantorie Panels

  • PC/050D
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lucca della Robbia (1400-1482). Part of the two 'Cantorie' made for Florence Cathedral. Original currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy.This item was damaged in the fire in the Macki...

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Plaster cast of Cantorie Panels

  • PC/050B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lucca della Robbia (1400-1482). Part of the two 'Cantorie' made for Florence Cathedral. Original currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy.This item was damaged in the fire in the Macki...

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Plaster cast of Charioteer of Delphi

  • PC/008
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: The life-size bronze statue of a chariot driver was found in 1896 at the Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi and is also known as Heniokho...

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