Lot 3708. Ancient reception of the Damoxenos

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Auction date:28.02.2020   10:00
ID 292868
Lot 3708Ancient reception of the Damoxenos
Ancient reception of the Damoxenos 19. Century, Bronze, dark brown patina, on the Plinth, Morelli e Rinaldi Roma", representation of the ancient fist-fighter, part of a pair in view of the above and its counterparty Kreugas stamped ", they fought, according to Tradition, the Nemean Games once in a traditional Competition between the two could be detected in a fight, no winner is clear, then it was decided by the judges, that each of them a blow would have stood on the main course, to put the opponent out of action, as Kreugas was not in this endeavor successful, Damoxenos to this thrust to the opponent's Hand by the peritoneum, and tore the bowels from the belly, you can see him here, just before the beat, on oval plinth, good age-appropriate condition H total approx. 34 cm. Info: The original sculptures of Creugas and Damoxenos of Antonio Canova in the Vatican museums in Rome. Source: Internet.

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