Marathon Boy Sculpture - Ochre

SKU: S220307
  • This Marathon Boy Sculpture displays the head of a victorious young Greek athlete - part of a 4th century BC statue in the manner of the celebrated sculptor Praxiteles. It combines innocence and grace, symbolic of happiness for a victorious effort and belief in the wondrous possibilities of the future. Engraved in the base is a quote by the Greek philosopher Socrates - "An honest man is always a child".

    - Plaster casting
    - 12 inches in height on a 3.5 inches square base
    - Ochre with grey pedestal
    - Gift Box is 7.5 inches square x 16 inches in length
    - Created and hand cast in Greece
    - Item# s220307