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La mort du dernier centaure

The Death of the Last Centaur

Antoine Bourdelle
1914

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Description

Bronze sculpture of a dying centaur with lyre.
This work of bronze, also known as "The Dying Centaur" symbolizes the destiny of the artist in his fight against existence, unhappy, resigned and yet victorious. The Centaur untamed, having fought, died with in his hands the lyre with which he had hoped to reach the ideal.

Inscription(s)

LA MORT DU
du
dernier centaure

Signed: antoine / bourdelle and monogram AB

Information Sign

Le centaure mourant
– 1911 –

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Locatie (N 44°1'1" - E 1°21'7")

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Item Code: frmp021; Photograph: 1 September 2011
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