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Belvedere Torso (Reduction) - Item #137

$ 450.00



21 Inches High x 13 Inches Wide x 15 Inches Deep

The original is a marble sculpture of a male nude torso signed by the Athenian sculptor Apollonius, the son of Nestor, and was long thought to be a 1st-century B.C.E. original. It is now believed that Apollonius copied a 2nd century original. The torso had much influence on late renaissance, early baroque sculptors and was much studied by the likes of Michelangelo.


Artist: Apollonius

Museum: Pio Clementine Museum, Vatican City

Time Period: Greek

1911 Catalog ID # - 3600