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Aristogiton
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Aristogiton

Late I century. White marble Room 073

The first political monument erected by the Athenian democracy was the group of the tyrannicides Harmodius and Aristogiton who, in 514 B. C., killed the tyrant Hipparcus. The two bronze statues by Critius and Nesiotes were set up in 477 B. C. in the Agora of Athens and they show the mortal attack of the aristocrats. The Prado head belongs to a herm which may have decorated the garden of a Roman villa near Tivoli. The bust with its modern inscription was added in the eighteenth century.

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Inventory number
E000078
Author
Roman Sculptor
Title
Aristogiton
Date
Late I century
Technique
Sculpted
Medium
White marble
Dimension
Height: 54 cm.; Width: 34 cm.; Base/bottom: 26 cm.; Weight: 66.8 Kg.
Provenance
Royal Collection

Bibliography +

Hubner, Emil, Die Antiken Bildwerke in Madrid, Druck Und Verlag Von Georg Reimer, Berlín, 1862, pp. 110.

Barrón, Eduardo, Catálogo de la Escultura, Imprenta y fototipia de J. Lacoste, Madrid, 1908, pp. 72, n.78.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de la escultura, formado por Eduardo Barrón, Madrid, 1908, pp. 72.

Ricard, Robert, Marbres Antiques du Musee du Prado a Madrid, Feret & Fils, Burdeos, 1923, pp. 74.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de las esculturas, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1949, pp. 72.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de la Escultura, por A. Blanco, Madrid, 1957, pp. 61.

Blanco Freijeiro, A., Arte griego, CSIC, Madrid, 1966, pp. 116.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de la escultura, Patronato Nacional de Museos, Madrid, 1981.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Escultura clásica : guía, Fundación Marcelino Botín; Museo del Prado, Santander, 1999, pp. 66.

Schröder, Stephan F., Catálogo de la escultura clásica: Museo del Prado, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2004, pp. 14-17.

Mediterráneo: Del mito a la razón, Tenov - Obra Social ''la Caixa'', Barcelona, 2014, pp. 162-164 n.79.

Elvira Barba, Miguel Angel, 'Winckelmann, Mengs y las colecciones escultóricas de Azara.' En:, El legado de Johann Joachim Winckelmann en España. Actas congreso internacional 20-21 Oct.2011, 2014, pp. 121-136 [126].

G. Navarro, C.; Perdices, A., La mirada del otro: escenarios para la diferencia, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2017, pp. 37 n.2.

Other inventories +

Inv. Real Museo, 1857. Núm. 410.
410. Una cabeza de marmol de carrara que representa un filosofo. / Alto 1 pie, 11 pulg.

Exhibitions +

The Other’s Gaze. Spaces of difference
Madrid
14.06.2017 - 10.09.2017

Mediterráneo. Del mito a la razón
Madrid
24.07.2014 - 06.01.2015

Mediterráneo. Del mito a la razón
Barcelona
27.02.2014 - 15.06.2014

Location +

Room 073 (On Display)

Expuesto
Update date: 02-05-2019 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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