Gallic Chieftain Killing Himself and his Wife

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Description

Detail of the dead wife in sculpture depicting Gallic Chieftain Killing Himself and his Wife. Roman Copy after bronze original from Pergamon. Comissioned by Julius Caesar to celebrate his victory over the Gauls; from the Greek Hellenistic Period.

Physical Description

1 sculpture : marble ; 207 cm high.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. -0230/-0220.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: ARTsource and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1118 times , with 158 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Gallic Chieftain Killing Himself and his Wife
  • Alternate Title: Gallic Chieftain Killing Himself and his Wife. Roman Copy after bronze original from Pergamon

Description

Detail of the dead wife in sculpture depicting Gallic Chieftain Killing Himself and his Wife. Roman Copy after bronze original from Pergamon. Comissioned by Julius Caesar to celebrate his victory over the Gauls; from the Greek Hellenistic Period.

Physical Description

1 sculpture : marble ; 207 cm high.

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ARTsource

The licensed images of artworks in this collection supplement artworks in the Visual Resources Collection of the College of Visual Arts + Design's online image database used for instruction, study, and presentation. Included here are images of paintings, drawings, prints, architecture, material culture, sculpture, photographs, furniture, and fashion from a variety of vendors. Access to these images is restricted to the UNT community.

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Creation Date

  • -0230/-0220

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 15, 2011, 10:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 19, 2014, 11:45 a.m.

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Past 30 days: 158
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Gallic Chieftain Killing Himself and his Wife, physical object, -0230/-0220; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc43004/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.