Monday, 16 June 2008


That leg is just so well done I must add this work.
Greek Athelete by Pierre Puget late 17c

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Thanks to Taschen


Anonymous said...

I think it's Milo of Criton

Robert said...

Milo of Croton, a five-times Olympic wrestling champion and the most famous ancient athlete of them all.

I have found several spellings of Milo and Croton, I expect you are right, thank you. Is it the same Milo as in ‘Apuleius The Golden Ass’?