Caproni Reproduction of Dying Gaul - Item #801
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of the patina options:
8 Inches High x 12 Inches Wide x 5 Inches Deep
The original sculpture is a Roman copy of a Greek original from the late third century, and is also known as the Dying Trumpeter. It was set up at Pergamum in the last half of the third century to commemorate the victory of Attalus I over the invading Gauls. It is thought to be the work of the sculptor Epigonus.
Artist: Attributed to Epigonus
Museum: Musei Capitolini (Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Galatian), Rome
Time Period: Ancient Rome, c. 200 B.C.E.
1911 Catalog ID # - 800