The Chimera of Arezzo
The Chimera of Arezzo
The Chimera of Arezzo
The Chimera of Arezzo
The Chimera of Arezzo
The Chimera of Arezzo

The Chimera of Arezzo

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The Chimera of Arezzo
The Chimera of Arezzo is regarded as the best example of ancient Etruscan artwork. British art historian, David Ekserdjian, described the sculpture as "one of the most arresting of all animal sculptures and the supreme masterpiece of Etruscan bronze-casting." Made entirely of bronze and measuring 78.5 cm high with a length of 129 cm, it was found alongside a small collection of other bronze statues in Arezzo, an ancient Etruscan and Roman city in Tuscany. The statue was originally part of a larger sculptural group representing a fight between a Chimera and the Greek hero Bellerophon. This sculpture was likely created as a votive offering to the Greek god Tinia.

This reproduction in bronze casting was produced in limited numbers by local artisans.

Wood base 2.3"x3.5", height of the Chimera 1.97"


Attention: Statues available upon order only, waiting time from 3 to 7 days to manufacture.

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