Farnese Hercules by Glykon Greek Roman Sculpture Statue Nude Male Figure 18" x 10"

SKU: YRD-848

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 18.5" X Width 9 1/2"
Marble Dimensions:10" X 8"
Height without base:17.5"
Weight:27 LBS

Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

This powerful bronze sculpture portrays a burly man in his full physical glory, showcasing the meticulous detailing of his well-defined musculature. However, what sets this artwork apart is the narrative it conveys beyond the surface beauty of the human form. The man, though physically perfect, bears the weight of a significant injury. His arm is conspicuously absent, leaving him with a profound sense of loss and longing. The man's gaze is fixated on the missing hand, which should have completed his robust physique. This poignant detail adds depth and complexity to the sculpture, inviting viewers to contemplate themes of resilience, adversity, and the indomitable spirit of the human condition. It serves as a reminder that even in the face of physical setbacks, the inner strength and determination of the individual can persevere. Crafted with the utmost precision and artistry, this sculpture stands as a testament to the skill of the artist Glycon. Using the ancient lost-wax method, the sculpture captures both the physical prowess of the man and the emotional depth of his experience. It rests gracefully on a black marble base, providing a sense of stability and permanence. Whether displayed in a home or office, "The Injured Athlete" is not just a work of art but a thought-provoking symbol of the resilience of the human spirit.