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The Relay runner

This bronze of 1910 is a work by Robert Tait McKenzie and represents a very beautiful naked relay rider in the idealized Greek style but with a very modern physiognomy. The haircut is very dandy…


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The wounded

A Belgian sculptor of great talent, Jef Lambeaux created around twenty monumental works for public space. A polemist with a very romantic personality, he got some glory in his time. Recalling the ancient sculpture of…


Femme romaine se coiffant

Young Roman woman styling herself

The preservation of Pompeii, by its burial in the volcanic ashes of Vesuvius, has brought to our days scenes of the common life more rare. They are frescoes that in their time were more decorative…


Statuette de Bacchus

Statuette of Bacchus

Bacchus (Greek, Dionysus) is the god of fertility and wine. His cult is associated with wild rituals, sensual and unbridled, where sex and drunkenness often hold a large place. Despite the decree adopted by the…


Statuette d'un athlète ou d'un guerrier

Statuette of an athlete or warrior

There is little information about this heroic sculpture except that it comes from the House of Scientists in Pompeii. Statuette of an athlete or a warrior? This is the title given to him at the…


Apollon archaïque

Archaic Apollo with a griffin

This sculpture of Apollo accompanied by a griffin was discovered in the house of Menander in Pompeii. This house probably belonged to a certain Quintus Poppeus who was related to Nero’s second wife, Poppea. Despite…


Apollon Chigi

Apollo Chigi

The original Greek sculptures are limited and very rare, often very damaged and sometimes having only a written description of their existence, thats why most representations of Greek statue in smaller museums are Roman immitations…