Dioscuro

dioscuro

One of the two Dioscuri placed on the Quirinale Hill in Rome

Pencil and ink drawing on paper

Unknown artist from the late 18th century

Framed in ebony wood by John Henning (1771–1851) in 1819 in London with a plaster reproduction of part of the Parthenon frieze.
Hennings was known for the remarkable one twentieth scale models he created of the Parthenon and Bassae frieze.

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