Cast Gallery catalogue number: B158

Cast No. B158

Portrait of a youth as Hermes.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 1.90m.
  • Copy of a marble statue.
  • The statue:
    • is a 2nd century AD version of a 4th century BC original.
    • was probably found in 1723-1724, possibly in Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli.
    • was formerly in the Albani collection, inv. D8., then in Museo Capitolino from about 1734 (first in the Salone; from 1776 in the Sala de Hercules).
    • was removed to Paris in 1797 and returned to Rome in 1816.
    • has since been in Rome, Museo Capitolino, Sala del Gallo Moriente, inv. 741.

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