Apollo Belvedere, a bust, after the antique, finished in bronze and Carara white.
A marble bust of Apollo, with bronze layered surface.
This Roman bust is from a full marble statue, said to be the work of Leochares, which was found on one of the Della Rovere properties in the 16th century and was then brought to the Vatican by Julius II, and is still housed in the great collection of the Vatican, Rome, Italy, today.
This bust makes a great pair when twinned with the our bust of Diana, also finished in bronze and marble
Museum: Pio Clementine Museum, Vatican City.
Time Period: Roman.
53 cm tall.