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A fatally wounded gladiator kneeling on his shield while blood gushes from the wound in his side. Line engraving with etching by P. Duflos.
- Duflos, Pierre, 1742-1816.
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1 print : line engraving, with etching ; image 8 x 12.8 cm
Gladiateur mourant. P. Duflos
Marcel Roux and Edmond Pognon, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIIe siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, tome VIII, Paris 1955, p. 132 no. 341 ("Gladiateur. Signé "P. Duflos s.")
For a further description of the sculpture, see: F. Haskell and N. Penny, Taste and the Antique, Yale University Press 1981, pp. 224-226
J. Peto (ed.), The heart, New Haven and London 2007, p. 47
Wellcome Library no. 43714i
The engraving is a reproduction of the marble sculpture "Dying gladiator" in the Musei Capitolini in Rome. It is also known as: Dying Gaul, Gladiator, Roman Gladiator, Wounded Gladiator and Myrmillo Dying
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