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The Athlete Kreugas
  • Antonio Canova
    1757–1822
    born: Possagno, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Venice, Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia (present-day Italy)
  • The Athlete Kreugas, 1806
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Height: 64.7 cm
    Object Height: 25 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Gallery 401
  • 1955.0036
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Bronze figure of a man, standing with his legs apart. His left hand is raised above his head. The man is nude. The base is rectangular.