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Ludovisi Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife

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Title

Ludovisi Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife

Description

A marble, heroic nude statue of a barbarian killing himself and his wife. Currently housed in the Museo Nazionale di Roma, Palazzo Altemps.

Creator

Artist unknown.

Source

Wikimedia Commons. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0d/Ludovisi_Gaul_Altemps_Inv8608_n3.jpg/592px-Ludovisi_Gaul_Altemps_Inv8608_n3.jpg.

Date

Estimates range between the first century BC and the second century AD, but a 17th century restoration destroyed any way of knowing for sure.

Contributor

Rachel Singer

Rights

Public domain

Format

Marble

Type

Artwork statue

Geolocation