Cast Gallery catalogue number: C136

Cast No. C136

Hermes (or an athlete), with right foot resting on a rock so that he can adjust his sandal. He looks up while bending over his raised right knee. His left sandal is on the ground in front of him.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 1.62m.
  • Copy of a marble statue.
  • The statue:
    • is known as Jason or the Sandalbinder.
    • is a Roman version of a Greek bronze original of the 3rd century BC, probably by Lysippos.
    • was found in Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli in 1769 by Gavin Hamilton.
    • was formerly in the Lansdowne Collection, 85.
    • was acquired by Copenhagen in 1930.
    • is now in Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, inv. 2798.

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