This is an old torso sculpture, a marble statue representing most likely Apollo, an ancient Greek deity. Apollo was the god of Sun (he was believed to pull the Sun’s chariot) and of all the arts, Music, Prophecy, Poetry and Medical Arts. His son, Asclepius, was the god of medicine. Apollo also was the god of pestilences and science, which illuminates the intellect. His main symbols are the Sun or the lyre. In later times, Apollo was also revered in Roman religion.
White Carrara statuary marble.
The sculpture is mounted on a fine of red Francia marble in very good condition, no cracks or other lesions.
Signs of an old restoration can be seen on the left side of the body.
Dating back to the 20th century.
The statue comes from a private collection in Rome, Italy.
The photos do not do justice to the sculpture, which is much more beautiful live.
- Height 63 cm
- Width 27 cm
- Weight approx. 40 kg.
- Manly torso - H. 63 cm
- Statuary marble
- Estimated Period
- 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes