- 19th 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 Discobolus of Myron is a famous lost Greek bronze original that was completed towards the end of the Severe period, c460-450 BC. It is known through numerous Roman copies, both full-scale ones in marble, such as the first to be recovered, the Palombara Discobolus, or smaller scaled versions in bronze. Bought from Brucciani. Original currently in the collectio of the British Museum, London, UK.