Bust of Farnese Hercules

Code B34

Bust cast from the colossal statue showed in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. The famous marble sculpture, by Glycon is a copy of Severian age from an original bronze of the IV century b.C. by Lisippo. It was found in Rome at the Terme di Caracalla around 1546 and few years later entered in the Collezione Farnese, from which it takes its name.

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Dimensions 48 × 56 × 94 cm
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Plaster