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16/03/18

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Praxiteles | The Diana of Gabii | Musée du Louvre


The Diana of Gabii is a statue of a woman in drapery which probably represents the goddess Artemis and is traditionally attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles. It became part of the Borghese collection and is now conserved in the Louvre with the inventory number Ma 529.

15/12/16

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The Marathon Boy, 340-330 bc | Underwater discoveries


  • National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece
  • Marathon Youth or Ephebe of Marathon. 
  • Bronze statue of a young athlete, found in the sea near Marathon (Attic coast). 
  • The left hand was replaced at a later date by another shaped as a lamp. 
  • Work of the Praxiteles school, ca. 340-330 B.C.
  • Dimensions H. 1.3 m (4 ft. 3 in.)
  • Accession number X 15118
  • Department of Sculptures
The Marathon Boy or Ephebe of Marathon is a Greek bronze sculpture found in the Aegean Sea in the bay of Marathon in 1925. It is conserved in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens where it is dated to around 340-330 BC. The Museum suggests that the subject is the winner of an athletic competition.

08/09/16

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Platone | The Philosophy of Music / La Filosofia della Musica

Raffaello - Scuola di Atene -Platone / Raphael - The School of Athens (1509-1511)

"Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe,
wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination,
and charm and gaiety to life and to everything".