RIGHETTI, Francesco
(b. 1749, Roma, d. 1819, Roma)

Castor and Pollux

Bronze, height 32 cm
Private collection

This group was designed after the ancient marble group first recorded in the Ludovisi collection in 1623 and now in the Museo del Prado, Madrid. Many copies were made including one by Antoine Coysevox for Louis XIV at Versailles.