Tag Archive for Apollo

Apollo of Omphalos

Inv. Scu 638 Originally part of the Albani Collection, the Capitoline Museums’ Apollo is an example of quality sculpture. There are several theories as to who created the original sculpture from which our Apollo and many others were copied. Many…

Statue of Mercury

Inv. Scu 60 Statue of a young male god, standing, with his weight on his right leg and his left leg behind him. The figure is wearing a full cloak with wide hems, clasped with a buckle on his right…

Statue of Apollo

Inv. Scu 648 In this work, Apollo is shown nude and stands upright with his weight carried on the left leg. His left leg and foot are slightly advanced, as if the god were taking a step forward. His right…

Statue of Apollo

Inv. Scu 648 This statue is a replica of the famous Apollo made by Phidias in the Kassel style. This style was common in the fifth century B.C. and is sometimes called the severe style.  Ancient sculptors struggled to depict…