Way back in in 1779, French artist Pierre Julien created this powerful sculpture titled Gladiateur Mourant (Dying Gladiator). Fast forward a couple of centuries later and photographer Yvan Lemur took this dramatic photo of the marble statue at the Louvre in Paris. His lighting and composition make this shot extraordinary!

Yvan Lemur's on Flickr
Gladiateur mourant at the Louvre

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Tags: Dying Gladiator, Pierre Julien, The Dying Gladiator

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Comment by sAm on September 29, 2011 at 1:04pm
Very impressive!!!
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