King Leonidas - Thermopylae 480 bC
The Leonidas' bust, by Alexandros Models, inspired by the original ancient marble bust found in Sparta.
Painted in oils over enamels.
I tried to keep his eyes as bright as might were when the King responded to persian envoy, "Μολῶν λαβέ" (Come and try to get our arms)

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[2019]