Lot 338. Large Bronze group of Hercules and Lichas' after Antonio Canova.

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Auction date:30.09.2017   13:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 338Large Bronze group of Hercules and Lichas' after Antonio Canova.
Italy, around 1900. Bronze with black green Patina, h. 88 cm, on plinth Ref. 'CANOVA'. - Canova created the life-size marble group of 1813/14 for the city Palace of the Marchese Torlonia in Rome. According to the ancient myth, Hercules hurled his servant Lichas into the sea after him, had handed over without suspecting the danger, a poison-soaked shirt as a gift to the wife Deianeira.


private collection lower Saxony
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