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Italian Plaster Sculpture Gladiatore Borghese

Neoclassical Grand Tour statue

The original Gladiatore Borghese is a marble sculpture.
From the attitude it is clear that the statue does not represents a gladiator, but a warrior contending with a mounted combatant.
It was found near Rome in 1611.
It was restored by Nicolas Cordier and later  added to the Borghese collection in Rome.
In 1808 Camillo Borghese sold it to his brother-in-law Napoleon Bonaparte.

Period 1950Height 21 inWidth 12 inDepth 31.5 inCOD EMI 105 Categories , Tags , , ,


The original Gladiatore Borghese resides at the Louvre Museum in Paris.

Technical Details

Materials PlasterPeriod 1950Origin ItalyConditions Light wear consistent with age and use.Some scuffs, scratches and small chips to the plaster
Height 21 inWidth 12 inDepth 31.5 in

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