lysippus, who was court artist to alexander the great, is believed to have produced at least 1500 works portraying an athlete scraping perspiration, dust and olive oil after exercise. the bronze original of this late 4th century b.c. sculpture is lost. jasmine hill’s apoxyomenus is a replica of a marble copy in the vatican museum, rome.

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