Hermes fastening his sandal, so-called “Cincinnatus”
Pentelic marble.
Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. Nos. MR 238 / Ma 83.Paris, Louvre MuseumPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Hermes fastening his sandal, so-called “Cincinnatus”.

Pentelic marble.
Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. Nos. MR 238 / Ma 83.

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
The statue was found at the site of the Theatre of Marcellus, Rome. Since 1594 in villa Montalto in collection of Alessandro Peretti, Cardinal Montalto. Later was inherited with the villa by Prince Savelli. In 1685 it was acquired by Louis XIV. In 1798 it was confiscated in the course of the Revolution.
Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
Keywords: ελληνική μυθολογία mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque ἑρμῆς ερμής ἑρμείας hermeias hermes ermes ermete hermès ρωμαϊκή romana roman römische romaine μερκούριους mercurius mercury mercurio merkur mercure γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρωμαϊκό romano romani römisch römisches römischen römischer romain romains romaines ρωμαϊκό αντίγραφο copy copia kopie copie ἄγαλμα άγαλμα statua statuae statue statues statui statuen statuons nude nuda nackte nue standing in piedi stehende pédestre marmor pentelicum pentelic marble marmo pentelico pentelischer marbre pentelique πεντελικό μάρμαρο πεντελικὴ μάρμαρος solea sandal sandals sandalo sandali sandale πέδιλα σάμβαλα σάνδᾰλον σανδάλια σανδάλι pseudo so-called cosiddetto considerato sogenannt sogenannte soi-disant το λεγόμενο lysippus lysippos lisippo lysipp lysippe λύσιππος man uomo nudo nackt nackter mann homme nu tying his fixing fastening cincinnatus cincinnato κιγκινάτος from yhe peretti collection villa montalto da von de inv no mr 238 ma 83