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Bear and Gladiator
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Bear and Gladiator


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description A "retiarius," a Roman gladiator who fought with a trident and net, is being crushed in the paws of a bear and has already lost consciousness.
Exhibitions
  • The National Sculpture Society Celebrates the Figure. The National Sculpture Society, New York; Port of History Museum, Philadelphia. 1987.
Provenance Hermann Terrell [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1947, by gift.
Credit Gift of Hermann Terrell, 1947

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Period
ca. 1885-1890
Medium
terracotta
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.515
Measurements
H: 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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