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- 19th century (Creation)
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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.
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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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