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. Paris, Louvre MuseumInv. No. MR 238 / Ma 83.Photo 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. No. MR 238 / Ma 83.

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
The statue was found at the site of the Theatre of Marcellus, Rome. Since 1595 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.
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