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Large Italian Grand Tour Marble Group of The Pancrastinae, or Wrestlers

Documentation Signed
Origin Italy
Period 19th Century
Materials Carved statuary marble
W. 28 in; H. 26 in; D. 16 in;
W. 71.12 cm; H. 66.04 cm; D. 40.64 cm;
Condition Excellent. Wear commensurate with age.
Creation Date Last quarter 19th century
Description Exquisite, last quarter 19th century, Italian Grand Tour carved statuary marble sculpture of large size depicting the "Two Wrestlers", the "Uffizi Wrestlers", or "The Pancrastinae", discovered 1583 in Rome that were an ancient Roman copy in marble of the lost Greek bronze original of the 3rd century BCE. The Roman "Wrestlers" is now among the Medici collections in the Galerie degli Uffizi, Florence, where it was depicted by Johan Zoffany in his "The Tribuna of the Uffizi" painted in 1722. Literature: Francis Haskell and Nicholas Penny, Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture 1500-1900 (Yale University Press) 1981: p. 337.
Styles / Movements Other
Incollect Reference Number 272091
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