Ajax Greek Warrior Bust Sculpture in Terracotta
Our client's antique (nineteenth century) bust depicting the Greek warrior, Ajax, is finely modeled in terracotta with a light brown painted finish. 20.25 x 8 x 10 inches.
In good condition with numerous restorations, including repairs to losses and inpainting, and some unrepaired small damages, including scratches, nicks and small losses.
Additional images forwarded upon request.
In Greek mythology, Ajax was a warrior considered the strongest of the Achaeans. He played an important role in the Iliad by Homer. Ajax was a cousin to Hector, and committed suicide with the sword provided by his cousin.