Astyanax (king of the city)

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5,000.00

It is an allegory for the son of Hector Astyanax who is about to be killed when Troy is conqured by the achaeans.The golden thread on his head is a sign of his imperial heritage and the texture of the sculpture transmits the tragic fate of the child.
The sculpture belongs to an installation with a title “the farewell” with two more figures. Hector and Andromachi which compose a theatrical synthesis representing the farewell of a woman and a child to the warrior before the final fight. On the side of the sculpture the observer may see a wooden structure symbolizing the archetype of an “oikos”(house). The sculpture is made of plaster and burlab on a metal armature..
Year of Creation: 2007 | Subject: history, greek mythology
Shipping: Crate (This item will ship in a wooden crate)

Dimensions35 × 30 × 130 cm
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