Pair of Centaurs in patinated bronze standing on ebonized wood stand.

Period : XVIII th century

The Centaurs are reductions of the original ones in marble. They were found by cardinal Giuseppe Alessandro Furietti (1685-1764) during the excavation of the Villa Hadriana in Tivoli in 1736. The centaurs in marble were already a version of Greek bronze statues.

High.        54 cm.               21 ¼ in.

Width.      37 cm.               14 ½ in.

Depth.      16,5 cm.           6 ½ in.