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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.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 stri...

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.

Not available / given

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.Also known as: Discobolus, Fighting Gladiator, Hector, Heros Combattant, Borghese Gladiator. Particularly admired for its truthful rendering o...

Plaster cast of Germanicus (Marcellus)

  • PC/011B
  • 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.The original scaled Roman statue of c50BC by the sculptor Kleomenes. The Nude male statue, erroneously identified as Germanicus, a member of t...

Plaster cast of Laocoon and his Sons

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018. All that remains is a fragment of a hand.This statue group was found in 1506 on the Esquiline Hill in Rome and immediately identified as the ...

Plaster cast of Mother and Child

  • PC/046
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Roundel, surrounded by fruits. Original: Studio della Robbia, c1490. Glazed terracotta. Palazzo Barberini, Rome, Italy.

D Brucciani & Co

Plaster cast of Sarcophagus of Giustina

  • PC/036A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Attributed to Gregorio di Allegretto, 1476. Marble. Church of Santa Giustina, Padua, Italy. On the front of the sarcophagus the body of the saint is carved in relief, lying on a bier and covered with a cloth. At the ends are reliefs of a...

Not available / given

Plaster cast of Sarcophagus of Giustina

  • PC/036B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Attributed to Gregorio di Allegretto, 1476. Marble. Church of Santa Giustina, Padua, Italy. On the front of the sarcophagus the body of the saint is carved in relief, lying on a bier and covered with a cloth. At the ends are reliefs of a...

Not available / given

Plaster cast of Virgin and Child

  • PC/047
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

The original relief is believed to have been commissioned by Gabriele di Cambio de' Medici, whose marriage to Lucrezia di Alessandro Rondinelli took place in 1487-88. The style of the relief is related to that of Andrea del Verroccio. Origina...

Not available / given

Plaster cast of Virgin and Child roundel

  • PC/049A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century to 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Virgin and Child with two cherub heads. Circular relief originally in blue and white enameled terracotta. The Virgin holds the Child standing on her right. She is represented half-length turned slightly to the left, supporting the Child in a stand...

D Brucciani & Co

Plaster cast of Virgin and Child roundel

  • PC/049B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century to 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Virgin and Child with two cherub heads. Circular relief originally in blue and white enameled terracotta. The Virgin holds the Child standing on her right. She is represented half-length turned slightly to the left, supporting the Child in a stand...

Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage Bruxelles

Plaster cast of foundling roundel

  • PC/044
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Foundling roundel, originally glazed blue and white terracotta. Original: Andrea della Robbia, 1487, at the Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence, Italy.

Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage Bruxelles

Plaster cast of frieze

  • PC/217
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Modern panel, with alternating leaf and flowering plants. Original: Capitol, Rome.

Not available / given

Plaster cast of tiger head

  • PC/175
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: c150AD. Marble. Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, Rome, Italy.

Not available / given

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