An Academic Style Oil on Canvas by Carl Gustaf Hellqvist

A large scale academic style oil on canvas depicting "The Dying Gaul"* signed by Swedish artist Carl Gustaf Hellqvist (1851-1890).

* The Dying Gaul (in Italian: Galata Morente), formerly known as the Dying Gladiator, is an ancient Roman marble copy of a lost Hellenistic sculpture that is thought to have been executed in bronze, which was commissioned some time between 230 BC and 220 BC by Attalus I of Pergamon to celebrate his victory over the Celtic Galatians in Anatolia.

48" Height x 60.5" Width

Circa

1880

Item #

2990

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