Gaul killing himself and his wife (also known as “Ludovisi Gaul” or “The Galatian Suicide”)
Phrygian marble (marmor Docimenum).
Roman copy of the early 2nd cent. CE after a bronze Ellinistic original of ca. 230—220 BCE. Restored with the Carrara marble by Ippolito Buzzi.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo AltempsInv. No. 6808.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Gaul killing himself and his wife (also known as “Ludovisi Gaul” or “The Galatian Suicide”).

Phrygian marble (marmor Docimenum).
Roman copy of the early 2nd cent. CE after a bronze Ellinistic original of ca. 230—220 BCE. Restored with the Carrara marble by Ippolito Buzzi.
Inv. No. 6808.

Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps
(Museo nazionale romano, Palazzo Altemps)

Origin:
Unknown; presumably Horti Sallustiani. Was mentioned for the first time in the inventory of the Boncompagni-Ludovisi collection, 1623.
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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