THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

1. SCULPTURE.
Death of Francesco Sassetti (tomb relief in cappella Sassetti).
Giuliano da Sangallo.
Marble, traces of guilding. 1480s.
Florence, Church Santa Trinita.
2. SCULPTURE.
The Laocoon Group.
Copy of the 16th cent. of the Vatican original of the 1st cent. BCE, with restoration of a missing parts.
By Baccio Bandinelli (1493—1560).
Carrara marble. 1520—1525.
Florence, Gallery of Uffizi.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Abduction of the Sabine Women.
Giambologna (1529—1608).
Marble. 1583.
Florence, Loggia of Lanzi.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of Aeschylus.
Bronze. Late 16th—early 17th centuries (?).
Renaissance reproduction of a Roman copy of the Flavian age of a Greek original (?).
Inv. No. 1644.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of Aeschylus.
Bronze. Late 16th—early 17th centuries (?).
Renaissance reproduction of a Roman copy of the Flavian age of a Greek original (?).
Inv. No. 1644.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE.
Death of Francesca Pitti Tornabuoni (tomb relief from Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome).
School of Andrea del Verocchio.
Marble, end of 15th cent.
Florence, National Museum of Bargello.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Giuseppe Fiorelli.
Portrait by Tommaso Solari.
Marble. 1867.
Inv. No. 2759.
Naples, Certosa and Museum of San Martino.
8. SCULPTURE.
Hyacinth.
Francois Josepf Bozio (1769—1845).
Marble. 1817.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Gaius Julius Caesar.
Fake.
Private collection, Geneva.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lion attacking a horse.
Hellenistic period (323—30 BCE). In 1594 Ruggero Bascapè, learner of Michelangelo, added the horse’s head, legs, and tail, as well as the lion’s rear legs.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Marcus Aurelius Exedra.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lion attacking a horse.
Hellenistic period (323—30 BCE). In 1594 Ruggero Bascapè, learner of Michelangelo, added the horse’s head, legs, and tail, as well as the lion’s rear legs.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Marcus Aurelius Exedra.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of Antoninus Pius.
Marble. 16th century.
Inv. No. MC643.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Great Hall.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of Antoninus Pius. Detail.
Marble. 16th century.
Inv. No. MC643.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Great Hall.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Rear of columnar sarcophagus showing the Labours of Heracles and scenes of hunt.
Marble.
Upper register: modern work imitating the composition of the front panel (17th cent.).
Lower register: 160 CE.
Inv. No. VC.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room II.
15. SCULPTURE.
Death of Laocoön and his sons.
Marble. Ca. 50 BCE.
Rome, Vatican Museums.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Gaius Julius Caesar.
Modern work from 17th or 18th century.
Inv. No. 2309.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, New wing, 30i.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Gaius Julius Caesar. Profile.
Modern work from 17th or 18th century.
Inv. No. 2309.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, New wing, 30i.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statuette of the “Good Shepherd.” Fragmentary relief from the front of a sarcophagus, reworked in full relief.
End of the 3rd — beginning of the 4th cent. CE.
Extensive restoration by Giuseppe Angelini, 1764.
Inv. No. 28590 (ex 103).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pio-Christian Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statuette of the “Good Shepherd.” Fragmentary relief from the front of a sarcophagus, reworked in full relief.
End of the 3rd — beginning of the 4th cent. CE.
Extensive restoration by Giuseppe Angelini, 1764.
Inv. No. 28590 (ex 103).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pio-Christian Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statuette of the “Good Shepherd.” Fragmentary relief from the front of a sarcophagus, reworked in full relief.
End of the 3rd — beginning of the 4th cent. CE.
Extensive restoration by Giuseppe Angelini, 1764.
Inv. No. 28590 (ex 103).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pio-Christian Museum.