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. Гр-3095 / А.192.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum Photo by Ilya Shurygin

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. Гр-3095 / А.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:
Кизерицкий Г. Музей древней скульптуры. 4-е изд. СПб., 1901, № 153, с. 67;
Tod M. N., Wace A. J. B. A Catalogue of the Sparta Museum. Oxford. 1906, p. 123—124, fig. 21;
Вальдгауер О. Ф. Пифагор Регийский. Пг., 1915, с. 27—62;
Вальдгауер О. Ф. Античная скульптура. Пг., 1923, № 102, с. 73;
Waldhauer ASE, Bd. 2, Nr. 85, S. 1—2, Taf. I—II;
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;
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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;
Искусство Древней Греции и Рима в собрании Эрмитажа. (Сост. Горбунова К. С., Саверкина И. И.). Л., 1975, табл. 36, 37.
Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.

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