MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 June 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Gladiator

457. VELONSKY, PAVEL 1849-1931

The Gladiator the base inscribed "Ave Caesar! Morituri Te Salutant"

Bronze with green patina, on a red and black marble, 75 cm. high, including the base
20,000-30,000 pounds

Related Literature: Plenniki Krasoti: Russkoe Academicheskoe i Salonnoe Iskystvo, 1831-1910. Skanrus, Moscow, 2004, p. 277 .

The sculpture received a Gold medal in 1891 at the International Exhibition in Berlin.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.