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Bearded man, nude, with hands raised over head. Possibly Hephaestos with mallet to break the head of Zeus. The original from Athens was diseased and fell to pieces after a cast had been taken.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: [this is a copy] in bronze . . . made from Andre's cast [of an] antique bronze Hercules) ; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.215 H.

Accession Number

13.156

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

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