Apoxyómenos

 

Lost-wax casting of bronze statuary
Work in a limited edition from the original model and
executed by the Fonderia Artistica Ferdinando Marinelli
 
Original size sculpture (6' 2.8″)

Description

Apoxyòmenos, Greek athlete that cleans him self with the “strigile”, is a bronze artwork made around the 330 b.C. by the sculptor Lisippo. A roman copy was digged in 1849 and was taken in the Vatican Museum.
The mold used to execute the bronze work using the lost-wax casting process was produced directly in the Vatican in 1932 by Ferdinando Marinelli Sr., and is currently in the collection of the Fonderia Artistica Ferdinando Marinelli

Additional information

Dimensions 67 x 110 x 190 cm
Approximate weight

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