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Discobolus Collection

"Capturing the Athletic Grace: The Discobolus Statue" The Discobolus, also known as the Discus Thrower statue

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Discus thrower statue

Discus thrower statue
Statue of a discus thrower (discobolus). Marble statue in the Vatican Museums, Italy, depicting a nude, male athlete preparing to throw a discus

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Discobolo Lancellotti. ca. 460 - 450 BC. Replica

Discobolo Lancellotti. ca. 460 - 450 BC. Replica of the Discobolus of Myron. Roman copy. Classical Greek art. Sculpture on marble. ITALY. Rome. National Roman Museum

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze by Myron of c450 B. C

Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze by Myron of c450 B. C
GREECE: THE DISCOBOLUS. Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze by Myron of c450 B.C

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: The Discobolus of Myron, 1908. Creator: Unknown

The Discobolus of Myron, 1908. Creator: Unknown
The Discobolus of Myron, 1908. Le Discobole De Myron. The Discobolo di Castelporziano, a plaster composite reconstruction after the Lancellotti Discobolus

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Discobolus (plaster)

Discobolus (plaster)
3359350 Discobolus (plaster) by Kessels, Mathieu (1784-1836); Accademia di San Luca, Rome, Italy; (add.info.: Discobolus, Mathieu Kessels, 1784-1836, plaster, Accademia di San Luca, Rome, Italy)

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Torso of Discobolus as wounded warrior, restored, 1st century AD (marble)

Torso of Discobolus as wounded warrior, restored, 1st century AD (marble)
1630024 Torso of Discobolus as wounded warrior, restored, 1st century AD (marble) by Roman, (1st century AD); Musei Capitolini, Rome, Italy; (add.info.: Rome)

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Greek athletes and their tools

Greek athletes and their tools
6340200 Greek athletes and their tools by Sasso, Giovanni Antonio (19th century); (add.info.: Greek athletes and their tools)

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Ancient Greek statue of a discus thrower at rest (engraving)

Ancient Greek statue of a discus thrower at rest (engraving)
5216642 Ancient Greek statue of a discus thrower at rest (engraving) by German School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ancient Greek statue of a discus thrower at rest)

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by

Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier
LLM463878 Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier, 1890 (digitally enhanced image) by English School

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: The Diskobolos, illustration from History of Greece by Victor Duruy

The Diskobolos, illustration from History of Greece by Victor Duruy, published 1890 (digitally enhanced image)
LLM438576 The Diskobolos, illustration from History of Greece by Victor Duruy, published 1890 (digitally enhanced image) by American School

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Couple waiting for a coach, Place de la Concorde

Couple waiting for a coach, Place de la Concorde
Couple waiting for the Saint-Cloud coach, Place de la Concorde, 1806. She in deep bonnet and high-waisted coat, he in hat, coat, breeches and boots. Saint Cloud was part of the Malmaison estate

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by

Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier
LLM463882 Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier, 1890 (digitally enhanced image) by English School

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Dish depicting a discus thrower, possibly by Cleomelos (ceramic) (b / w photo)

Dish depicting a discus thrower, possibly by Cleomelos (ceramic) (b / w photo)
XIR192844 Dish depicting a discus thrower, possibly by Cleomelos (ceramic) (b/w photo) by Greek, (5th century BC); Louvre, Paris, France; Greek, out of copyright

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by

Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier
LLM463875 Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier, 1890 (digitally enhanced image) by English School

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: From New to Old England (engraving)

From New to Old England (engraving)
1054418 From New to Old England (engraving) by Hall, Sydney Prior (1842-1922) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: From New to Old England, in the Inman Steamer " City of Chester")

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: The Discophoros, replica of a classical Greek original (marble)

The Discophoros, replica of a classical Greek original (marble)
XIR39051 The Discophoros, replica of a classical Greek original (marble) by Naukydes II (b.c.400 BC) (attr.) (after); Height: 167 cm; Louvre, Paris, France; Greek, out of copyright

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by

Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier
LLM463877 Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier, 1890 (digitally enhanced image) by English School

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by

Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier
LLM463874 Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier, 1890 (digitally enhanced image) by English School

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: A one thousand Greek drachma banknote, 1987 (colour litho)

A one thousand Greek drachma banknote, 1987 (colour litho)
REV287016 A one thousand Greek drachma banknote, 1987 (colour litho) by Greek School; Private Collection; (add.info.: Billet de 1000 drachmes; mille; drachmas; ); Greek, out of copyright

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Ancient Greek statue of a discus thrower making a throw (engraving)

Ancient Greek statue of a discus thrower making a throw (engraving)
5216640 Ancient Greek statue of a discus thrower making a throw (engraving) by German School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Illustration from Hellas und Rom)

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Fashionable woman in the sculpture gallery in the Louvre Museum, 1806

Fashionable woman in the sculpture gallery in the Louvre Museum, 1806. She wears a straw bonnet with feathers
5913044 Fashionable woman in the sculpture gallery in the Louvre Museum, 1806. She wears a straw bonnet with feathers, shawl over a high-waisted dress

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: The Lancellotti Discobolus (marble)

The Lancellotti Discobolus (marble)
704447 The Lancellotti Discobolus (marble) by Roman, (2nd century AD); Palazzo Massimo Lancellotti, Rome, Italy; (add.info.: A Roman copy of the 5th century BC Greek original by Myron)

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by

Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier
LLM463880 Greek athlete throwing the discus, illustration from Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier, 1890 (digitally enhanced image) by English School

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Discus thrower, drawing of a classical sculpture, c. 1874 (pencil, crayon on paper)

Discus thrower, drawing of a classical sculpture, c. 1874 (pencil, crayon on paper)
WDM92869 Discus thrower, drawing of a classical sculpture, c.1874 (pencil, crayon on paper) by Morgan, Evelyn De (1855-1919); 66.5x47 cm; De Morgan Collection

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Discobolus throwing the Discus (engraving)

Discobolus throwing the Discus (engraving)
3653594 Discobolus throwing the Discus (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Discobolus throwing the Discus, Townley Marbles, British Museum)

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Discobolus Vatican Museum Robert Macpherson Scottish

Discobolus Vatican Museum Robert Macpherson Scottish
The Discobolus - Vatican Museum; Robert Macpherson (Scottish, 1811 - 1872); 1850s; Albumen silver print

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: The Discobolus Of Myron. Greek Sculpture. From The National Encyclopaedia, Published C. 1890

The Discobolus Of Myron. Greek Sculpture. From The National Encyclopaedia, Published C. 1890
The Discobolus Of Myron. Greek Sculpture. From The National Encyclopaedia, Published C.1890

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Statue of Discobolus in front the Panathenaic Stadium (Kalli

Statue of Discobolus in front the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaron). K. Dimitriad, 1927. Athens. Greece

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Discobolus

Discobolus
Illustration of a Discobolus

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Greek civilization, Discobolus by Myron, Roman copy

Greek civilization, Discobolus by Myron, Roman copy
Greek civilization, 5th century b.C. The discus thrower from Myron, Roman copy from Castel Porzano near Rome

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Roman copy of the Greek statue of the Discobolus (discus thrower) of Myron, Roman civilization

Roman copy of the Greek statue of the Discobolus (discus thrower) of Myron, Roman civilization
Roman civilization. Roman copy of the Greek statue of the Discobolus (discus thrower) of Myron

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Discus thrower, artwork F006 / 3727

Discus thrower, artwork F006 / 3727
Discus thrower (discobolus), computer artwork

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Statue of Discobolus in front the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaron). K. Dimitriad, 1927

Statue of Discobolus in front the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaron). K. Dimitriad, 1927. Athens, Greece

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Antique Roman marble copy of the lost Greek bronze by Myron of 450 B. C

Antique Roman marble copy of the lost Greek bronze by Myron of 450 B. C
GREECE: THE DISCOBOLUS. Antique Roman marble copy of the lost Greek bronze by Myron of 450 B.C

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Line engraving after Myron, late 19th century

Line engraving after Myron, late 19th century
DISCOBOLUS CASTING. Line engraving after Myron, late 19th century

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Roman bronze copy of the lost Greek statue by Myron

Roman bronze copy of the lost Greek statue by Myron
THE DISCOBOLUS. Roman bronze copy of the lost Greek statue by Myron

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: Roman marble copy, c140 A. D. of the lost bronze by Myron of about 450 B. C

Roman marble copy, c140 A. D. of the lost bronze by Myron of about 450 B. C
THE DISCOBOLUS, 450.B.C. Roman marble copy, c140 A.D. of the lost bronze by Myron of about 450 B.C

Background imageDiscobolus Collection: DISCOBOLUS CASTING. / nLine engraving after Myron, late 19th century

DISCOBOLUS CASTING. / nLine engraving after Myron, late 19th century
DISCOBOLUS CASTING. /nLine engraving after Myron, late 19th century


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"Capturing the Athletic Grace: The Discobolus Statue" The Discobolus, also known as the Discus Thrower statue, is a timeless masterpiece that embodies the essence of ancient Greek athleticism. This particular replica, named Discobolo Lancellotti, dates back to around 460-450 BC and is a Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze created by Myron in approximately 450 BC. The original sculpture was celebrated for its remarkable depiction of a discus thrower frozen in motion. It showcases an athlete at the peak of his physical prowess, poised to release the disc with precision and power. Though created centuries ago, this iconic work continues to inspire awe and admiration for its attention to detail and lifelike representation. In 1908, an unknown artist recreated this magnificent piece as "The Discobolus of Myron, " further immortalizing its significance. Another rendition made from plaster captures every intricate curve and muscle tone with astonishing accuracy. One notable location where you can find a statue is in front of the Panathenaic Stadium (Kalli). Standing proudly amidst modern surroundings, it serves as a reminder of Greece's rich sporting heritage. A fascinating variation on this theme is seen in the Torso as wounded warrior from the 1st century AD. Despite being restored over time, it still exudes strength and resilience through its marble form. Greek athletes were revered for their skillful use of tools like discs during competitions. An ancient engraving depicts one such athlete at rest after throwing - capturing both their physical prowess and moments of repose between intense bouts. Illustrations from various historical texts offer glimpses into how this iconic figure has captivated imaginations throughout history. From Cassells Illustrated Universal History by Edward Ollier in 1890 to Victor Duruy's History of Greece published that same year; these digitally enhanced images bring the Diskobolos to life once more.