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After the Antique 19th century Bronze of the Dying Gaul

Ferdinand Barbedienne Fondeur ‘Le Gladiateur’

A ‘Grand Tour’ bronze from the second half of the 19th century of ‘The Dying Gaul’, after the antique. The slumped figure with broken sword to his side, on an integral oval base. Original dark brown patination. Signed to base ‘F.Barbedienne Fondeur’ & with ‘Reduction Mechanique’ seal. The underside with typical ink inscription. Reduction size number 2, fr190.

Height 7 3/4″ (19.7cm)

Width 14 1/2″ (36.8cm)

Depth 6 3/4″ (17.3cm)


Circa 1880