Lord Leighton, P.R.A. 1830 - 1896
Athlete struggling with a Python (reduced version)
Photo: R.A./Prudence Cuming Associates Limited
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Athlete struggling with a Python (reduced version), ca.1874
Plaster, 248 X 106 X 160 mm
Given by Mrs. Percy Child, 1949
04/1427
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This is a reduced preliminary cast for Lord Leighton's full-size Athlete Struggling with a Python which is on display at the Royal Academy of Arts. Leighton gave the original clay model for this reduced version to his friend and fellow Royal Academician, G.F. Watts, who arranged for it to be cast. This particular statuette was given by descendants of John Pettie, RA.


Athlete struggling with a Python (reduced version)
Photo: R.A./Prudence Cuming Associates Limited
© Royal Academy of Arts, London
Click here to order image/reproduction rights
 
Athlete struggling with a Python (reduced version), ca.1874
Plaster, 248 X 106 X 160 mm
Given by Mrs. Percy Child, 1949
04/1427
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