Apollo Belvedere, a bust, after the antique, Italian, 1780.  

The Sun god Apollo, son of Zeus & Leto, twin brother of the Chaste huntress Diana. 

He was the archer god of medicine & healing, and as the leader of the Muses he is also god of music & poetry.

This bust is from a full marble statue, said to be the work of Leochares, which is housed in the great collection of the VaticanRomeItaly.

35 cm tall,