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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

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Media ID 6365767

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Ancient Antiquity Archaeological Archaeology Archeological Archeology Architecture Athlete Athletics Carved Classical Discus Italian Italy Marble Naked Nude Olympic Olympics Roman Rome Sport Sports Sportsman Statue Throwing Vatican Museum Vatican Museums Discobolus Olympian Throw Thrower Vatican


10"x8" Photo Print

Introducing the Media Storehouse collection of Photographic Prints featuring the iconic "Discus Thrower" statue. This captivating image, sourced from the Science Photo Library, showcases a marble masterpiece from the Vatican Museums in Italy. The statue, titled "Discobolus," portrays a powerful and focused male athlete in the moment before releasing a discus. These high-quality prints are perfect for adding an air of sophistication and timeless beauty to any space. Whether for personal use or as a thoughtful gift, this stunning depiction of ancient athletic prowess is sure to inspire and impress.

Photo prints are produced on Kodak professional photo paper resulting in timeless and breath-taking prints which are also ideal for framing. The colors produced are rich and vivid, with accurate blacks and pristine whites, resulting in prints that are truly timeless and magnificent. Whether you're looking to display your prints in your home, office, or gallery, our range of photographic prints are sure to impress. Dimensions refers to the size of the paper in inches.

Our Photo Prints are in a large range of sizes and are printed on Archival Quality Paper for excellent colour reproduction and longevity. They are ideal for framing (our Framed Prints use these) at a reasonable cost. Alternatives include cheaper Poster Prints and higher quality Fine Art Paper, the choice of which is largely dependant on your budget.

Estimated Product Size is 20.3cm x 25.4cm (8" x 10")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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This print showcases the iconic Discus Thrower statue, a masterpiece of ancient art housed in the Vatican Museums, Italy. Carved from marble, this classical sculpture depicts a powerful and athletic male athlete in his moment of preparation before releasing the discus. The naked figure exudes strength and grace as he stands poised to hurl the discus with precision and force. With its origins rooted in ancient Rome, this archaeological treasure holds immense historical significance. It serves as a testament to the athleticism and skill displayed by competitors during the ancient Olympic Games. As we gaze upon this remarkable work of art, we are transported back in time to an era where sportsmanship was celebrated on a grand scale. The intricate details carved into every muscle and sinew highlight both the craftsmanship of its creator and the dedication required for such physical pursuits. This single statue encapsulates centuries of human achievement, evoking admiration for those who came before us. As visitors explore the Vatican Museum's vast collection, they encounter not only religious relics but also timeless works like this one that transcend cultural boundaries. Its presence within these hallowed halls is a reminder that art has always been intertwined with history – an everlasting symbol of man's pursuit of excellence through sport.

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