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Large, Original Bronze Fully Nude Male "Sophocles" by John Talbott Donoghue



Original American bronze sculpture of The Young Sophocles leading the Chorus of Victory after the battle of Salamis with his Lyre by John Talbott Donoghue. Like an Olympic athlete, the young male nude stands tall and proud. Artist signed, inscribed on both sides and stamped with the Modern Art foundry, NY on the back, left side of the base. The patina is a beautiful, deep brown/green color. Several versions were cast after the artist, Donoghue's death including one in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as the Art Institute of Chicago. sport, naked, music, instrument, collector weighs @ 80 lbs


  • Creator
    John Talbott Donoghue (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 44.5 in. (113.03 cm)Width: 14.75 in. (37.47 cm)Depth: 11 in. (27.94 cm)
  • Style
    Neoclassical (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York City, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: 1412159013269

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