The Soranzo Eros.

Marble. Roman copy of the 1st cent. CE after a Greek original of ca. 460 BCE, or original Roman work of Classic style of the 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. -3095 / .192.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Possibly from Greece. According to Venetian tradition, the Eros was either found by Enrico Dandolo in Constantinople or purchased by Giovanni Soranzo in 1312 on an Aegean island. Acquired by S. A. Gedeonov (Archaeological Comission) from Palazzo Soranzo in Venice in 1851.
Literature:
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Tod M. N., Wace A. J. B. A Catalogue of the Sparta Museum. Oxford. 1906, p. 123124, fig. 21;
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Waldhauer ASE, Bd. 2, Nr. 85, S. 12, Taf. III;
Mustilli D. Il Museo Nuovo. Roma, 1939, p. 122;
Curtius L. Zu einem Kopf in Museo Chiaramonti. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, 1944, 59, S. 40;
Langlotz E. Bemerkungen zu einem Basaltkopf in München. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, 19461947, 61/62, S. 104;
Lippold G. Die griechische Plastik. München, 1950, S. 130;
Lippold G. Die Sculpturen des Vaticanischen Museums, III, 2. Berlin, 1956, S. 373;
Hafner G. Geschichte der Griechischen Kunst. Zürich, 1961, S. 194, Abb. 190, 191;
Borda M. La scuola di Pasiteles. Bari, s. a., p. 89;
Sismondo-Ridgway B. The Severe Style in Greek Sculpture. Princeton, New Jersey, 1970, p. 132; pl. 163;
Borbein A. H. Die Athena Rospigliosi. Marb. Wrp., 1970, S. 34, Anm. 24;
. (. . ., . .). ., 1975, . 36, 37.
Credits:
2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.

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