ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Roman mythology | Mercury
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Campana relief.
Terracotta. 1st century CE.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Right side panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
The frontal panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia. “Laodamia meets Protesilaus”.
The front panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
8. MOSAIC. Greece.
Dionysos’ childhood.
The house of Aion.
Middle of the 4th century CE.
Cyprus.
Paphos, Archaeological Park.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
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.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
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.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
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.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
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.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Judgement of Paris (a close-up of a lid of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion).
Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1335.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Proserpina (the front side).
Marble. 200—220 CE.
Inv. No. A 10 int.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
15. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Punishment of Ixion.
Fresco from the picture gallery of House of the Vettii in Pompeii.
60—79 CE.
Pompeii, House of the Vettii.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes Loghios (close-up).
Medium-grained (Pentelic) marble. Roman copy 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 5th cent. BCE ascribed to Phidias.
Inv. No. 8624.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes Loghios (close-up).
Medium-grained (Pentelic) marble. Roman copy 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 5th cent. BCE ascribed to Phidias.
Inv. No. 8624.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes Loghios.
Medium-grained (Pentelic) marble. Roman copy 2nd cent. CE after a bronze Greek original of the 5th cent. BCE ascribed to Phidias.
H. 183 cm.
Inv. No. 8624.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes Ludovisi (Mercury the Oratore).
Engraving by Claude Randon (1674—1704), 1704.
Medium-grained (Pentelic) marble. Roman copy late 1st — early 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 5th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 8624.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes Ludovisi (Mercury the Oratore).
Engraving by Claude Randon (1674—1704), 1704.
Medium-grained (Pentelic) marble. Roman copy late 1st — early 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 5th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 8624.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
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