Item PC/010 - Crouching Discobolos

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PC/010

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Crouching Discobolos

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  • 19th century (Creation)

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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 Discopolus, or smaller scaled versions in bronze. Bought from Brucciani.

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Original in British Museum

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Loaned to McLellan Galleries 1 May 1997- 30 September 1997 for 'The Birth of Impressionism' Exhibition (22 May - 7 September 1997). Listed under 'Statues' in 'Catalogue of Books, Casts etc. of the School of Ornamental Art, Glasgow' (GSAA/GOV/7/1).

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Dimensions: 1480 x 780 x 510 mm (Plinth: 740 x 750 x 746 mm)

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GB 1694 PC/010

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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