Athlete struggling with a Python

On display


  • Title

    Athlete struggling with a Python

  • Artist/maker

    after Frederic Leighton (1830 - 1896) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    bronze, hollow sand cast

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    54.3 x 27.5 x 44 cm (height x width x depth)
    plinth 4.5 x 29.5 x 20.7 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Revd J.W.R. Brocklebank, 1926.

  • Museum location

    Third floor | Gallery 67 | 19th-century Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Cooper, Jeremy, ‘English Bronzes 1860 - 1900: The New School of Sculpture’, Antique Dealer and Collectors Guide January 1973, (1973), illus. p. 54 no. 7

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)

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