The Discobolus of Myron Nude Discus Thrower Ancient Greek Sculpture Statue Figure

SKU: DS-392
3 in stock

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition.
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 13" X Width 7"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 5.5"
Height without base:11.5"
Weight:8 LBS
Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

This bronze sculpture is a faithful reproduction of "The Discobolus of Myron," a renowned Greek artwork from the Severe period around 460-450 BC. The original Greek bronze is lost to history but is known through various Roman copies, including full-scale versions in marble. The sculpture captures a discus thrower in the act of releasing the discus, embodying the rhythms, harmony, and balance of athletic prowess. The pose of the discus thrower, frozen just before the release, showcases the energy and potential of the athlete. This moment of stasis reflects the evolution of Classical sculpture, moving away from the rigid forms of the Archaic period towards a more dynamic and lifelike representation. The sculpture's tight and coiled pose conveys a sense of movement and anticipation, characteristic of the advancements in sculptural techniques during this era. Crafted using the ancient lost-wax casting method, this bronze replica is a testament to the enduring legacy of Greek artistry. The brown patina finish adds depth and authenticity to the sculpture, which is mounted on a black marble base and bears the signature of the artist Mayer. It serves as a timeless homage to the artistry and athleticism of ancient Greece, making it a captivating addition to any collection.