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Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator
Borghese Gladiator

Photo credit: National Trust Images

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A late seventeenth-century copy after the antique marble statue dating from c.100 BC, now in the Louvre, Paris. A statue of a nude male figure, a warrior, rather than a gladiator, he is posed leaning forwards with his weight on his right leg, his left leg stretched behind him. His left arm is outstretched and he holds a shield in his left hand, he looks over his left shoulder. The statue is displayed on a stone pedestal.

National Trust, Knole





lead & stone


H 135 x W 190 x D 104 cm

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acquired by Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, 1697

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National Trust, Knole

Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RP England

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