The Spoliarium

The Spoliarium

The famous Spoliarium painting by Juan Luna, located at the National Museum in Manila. It took Juan Luna eight months to finish his masterpiece and won gold medal in the Exposición Nacional de Bellas Artes in 1884 in Madrid. The painting shows dead and bloody slave Gladiators being drag away in the arena, while the Roman oppressors are being entertained.

To know more about the National Museum, please visit http://www.nationalmuseum.gov.ph

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