19th C Bronze of the Borghese Gladiator

Late 19th Century Bronze of the Borghese Gladiator, from the original Marble found at Anzio in 1611, then the Villa Borghese from where it was purchased by Napoleon in 1807 and removed to Paris to the Musee Napoleon.  This is a good model, inscribed Musee du Louvre, with fine patination and raised on a verde antico plinth

8 1/2" overall height



circa 1880

Ref: D1012

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