Anacreon.

Marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 5th century BCE.
Inv. No. 491.

Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek
(Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek)

Origin:
Found by Francesco Capranesi in 1835 at Monte Calvo in the Sabine Mountains. Acquired in 1881 from the Villa Borghese.
Literature:
F. Poulsen 1951, Cat. 409. V. Poulsen 1954, Cat. 1. E. Berger, RM 65 (1958) 18, nt. 62b. Richter, Portraits, I, fig. 278-279, 283. R. Tölle, JdI 81 (1966) 158. J. Dörig, AntP, VI (1967) 23, fig. 10. B. S. Ridgway, The Severe Style in Greek Sculpture (1970) 71, nr. 4. D. Metzler, Porträt und Gesellschaft (1971) 264 ff. B. Fehl, The Classical Monument (1972) pl. 31. A. Hekler, Bildnisse berühmter Griechen (1962) Abb. 2. M. Weber, JdI 91 (1976) 90. Voutiras, Studien, 79. G. M. A. Richter, The Portraits of the Greeks (1984) p. 85. Democracy and classical culture, (Athens 1985) nr. 64. M. Moltesen, Wolfgang Helbig (1987) 191 ff. M. Moltesen, Wolfgang Helbig, AnalRom (1987) 199 ff.
Credits:
(ρρ) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: marble male portrait statue of Greek poet Anacreon Anakreon cloak claina from the Borghese Collection elderly man singing and playing his lyre tied infibulated penis infibulation inserted eyes insert sculptor Phidias Inv No 491
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME