Dying Slave

sculpture by Michelangelo at the age of 38

made out of marble

215 cms (841/2 ins)

currently at The Louvre in Paris, France, Europe


Michelangelo's gift to Roberto Strozzi

Michelangelo gives the statues of the Rebellious Slave and the Dying Slave in the Louvre to Roberto Strozzi, for his generous hospitality in his Roman house during Michelangelo's periods of sickness in July 1544 and June 1546.

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