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Plaster cast of angel

  • PC/201
  • 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. Small statue of angel, original wings lost.

Not available / given

Plaster cast of angel figure

  • PC/061
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Angel figure in relief with mask at base. Possibly architectural fragment.

Not available / given

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 of The Capitoline, Rome, Italy.

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 adolescent male about to catch a lizard climbing up a tree. The left arm, the right hand and the lizard's head are modern restorations. It could indirectly refer to Apollo's fight against the serpent Python or, if the lizard is an attribute of the god, it could show Apollo in his purifying function, as a destroyer of plagues. Original currently in the collection of the Louvre, Paris, France.

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 called a strigil. This cast is of the legs of the cast only. Original currently in the collection of the Museo Pio-Clementino in the Vatican, Rome, Italy.

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.

Not available / given

Plaster cast of architectural fragment

  • PC/128
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Order wich combines features of the ionic and corinthian, first identified by Alberti (c1450). Bears illegible maker's stamp.

Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris

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