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Roman Bronze Herakles, the so-called Farnese Hercules Roman Bronze Herakles, the so-called Farnese Hercules
Roman Bronze Herakles, the so-called Farnese Hercules ROMAN BRONZE HERAKLES,
THE SO-CALLED FARNESE HERCULES

The nude hero is depicted in middle age. Originally, he leaned on his club covered with the skin of a lion, now missing. He holds in his right hand the apples of the Hesperides. Superb style!

1st-2nd Century AD

H. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.)

Ex old French collection, acquired from Galerie Serres, Paris.

Based on an original by Lysippos of Sicyonne, late 4th Century BC.

BPP1508
$95,000


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Roman Bronze Herakles, the so-called Farnese Hercules Roman Bronze Herakles, the so-called Farnese Hercules

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