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Apollon
          Sauroktonos


PRAXITELES
Apollon Sauroktonos, 4th Century B.C.
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A roman replica of the greek original of the lizard killer Apollon Sauroktonos which was a sculpture by Praxiteles. The quality of youthful grace has replaced the more masculine monumentality of the greek god. Grace which can be seen in the soft shapes of the body that leans, quite relaxed, against the tree.
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