Hercules throwing Lichas Greek Roman God Cast Marble Statue Sculpture Canova Museum
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Height : 25,5 cm ( 10.04 in)
Width: 14,5 cm ( 5.7 in)
Weight: 0.84 kgr ( 1.85 lb)
Material & Manufacture process: Cast Marble
Cast Marble statues are made from a composite material in which natural crushed Greek Marble stone is mixed with a small quantity of resin that works as a glue. The mixture is then poured into a mold of the statue design. Because the powder is so fine the smallest details can be reproduced using this method. Over 90% of the finished sculpture is natural crushed Greek Marble stone, which gives it a look and feel of solid natural marble. All sculptures are finished by hand to ensure the finest quality. This strong material is water and weather resistant, doesn't have bubbles, will not crack, and can be washed with most cleaning agents.
Please note: Our statues are not carved. 100% Natural marble statues are hand carved and command a very hefty price. Our product offerings are intended to be affordable to the majority public.
In Greek mythology, Lichas was Heracles' servant, who brought the poisoned shirt from Deianira to Hercules because of Deianira's jealousy of Iole, which killed him. Lichas brought to his master the deadly garment, and as a punishment, was thrown by him into the sea, where the Lichadian islands, between Euboea and the coast of Locris, were believed to have derived their name from him. The story is recounted in Sophocles’ Women of Trachis and Ovid’s Metamorphoses.
This statue is based on the famous marble sculpture « Hercules and Lichas » (1795), by Antonio Canova, which is now kept in the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome.
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