The Vatican Apoxyomenos, by Lysippos.  Lysippos is considered one of the three greatest sculptors of the Classic Greek era.  It is believed that a market for replicas of his work began to boom during his lifetime and continued well after- a level of fame and success many artists never reach in their lives.
May 29, 2013 / 17 notes

The Vatican Apoxyomenos, by Lysippos.  Lysippos is considered one of the three greatest sculptors of the Classic Greek era.  It is believed that a market for replicas of his work began to boom during his lifetime and continued well after- a level of fame and success many artists never reach in their lives.

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