Marforio by Dale Goffigon

Photograph by Dale Goffigon
Archival pigment print framed in white washed wood with UV plexi.

The large statue of Marforio, located in the courtyard of the Palazzo Nuovo at the Capitoline Museums, dates back to Roman times and is one of the six talking statues of Rome, also known as the Congregation of Wits, famous for being the means by which people could criticize the Pope ince the 16th century. Romans would affix messages against corruption and arrogance on the statues.

H: 21" W: 30"

C11434 $2000.00