Vintage Grand Tour Bronze Sculpture of Discus Thrower Discobolos Myron Lost Wax
Total Dimensions: Height 14.5'' x Width 7'' Approximate Weight: 10 LBS Original Reproduction: ReproductionThis is a bronze replica of "The Discobolus of Myron" which is a famous Greek sculpture that was completed towards the end of the Severe period, circa 460-450 BC. The original Greek bronze is lost. It is known through numerous Roman copies, both full-scale ones in marble. Here a discus thrower is depicted about to release his throw. The moment thus captured in the statue is an example of rhythms, harmony and balance one that has endured a pattern of athletic energy. The potential energy expressed in this sculpture's tightly-wound pose, expressing the moment of stasis just before the release, is an example of the advancement of Classical sculpture from Archaic. The sculpture was cast using the early method of lost-wax casting and stained with a brown patina finish for preservation. It is mounted upon a black marble base with the artist Myron's signature.
Had strong mixed emotions. The face and body surface were well finished. The coat and hat were rough and appear untreated from the casting. There was an attempt to high-light the outer-edge of the coat for example but was poorly executed. Almost returned the sculpture except that the overall portions of the elements were very good. So, I kept it.
This is a very attractive bronze figurine in approximately 1/6 scale. The face is exceptionally well done as is the rest of the figure. It arrived promptly in perfect condition.
This was a present for a friend as a surprise. She loves it! I'll get to see it in October; can't wait. ; )
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Exquisite detail. Wonder gift for my significant other.
Breathtakingly beautiful! The design, the workmanship...all come together for a magnificent statue.
Качество исполнения великолепное, я в восторге, очень филигранная работа, каждый мелкий элемент тщательно проработан. Это уже моя десятая покупка у "Бронзхаус". Я успеваю выбрать и приобрести статуэтку в период действия акций, в своём выборе ни разу не разочаровывался, так же радуют своим внимательным и ответственным отношением к покупателям сотрудники "Бронзхаус". Искренне рекомендую всем ценителям и эстетам, останетесь довольны!
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Love this little statue. It’s well made and really quite beautiful
Highly recommend this piece very well-done nice addition to my collection from
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I bought this beautifuly detailed piece after seeing it over a year ago. I was very happy to be able to add it to my small collection, it will be treasured. It wasn't my first purchase from Bronzhaus, they offer good prices, great quality, quick delivery and package very well. Many thanks.
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Beautiful bronze casting of the American National Bird. The Bald Eagle. I have seen many of these Eagles in Alaska, and this casting catches all the features of this beautiful bird. The marble base is also of great quality, which adds to the overall superb presentation. I highly recommend the BRONZHAUS to anyone contemplating a fine quality, and eye "catching" display piece.
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