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Idealized head from an architectural setting, perhaps Apollo

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Head from a pedimental group; the subject perhaps Apollo and the type based generally on the original of the Apollo Belvedere. Breaks and abrasions as visible; the surfaces are somewhat worn. Although damaged, this "Apollo" conveys an excellent idea of the impact of Hellenistic style on the...

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Provenance

By 1969: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr. Collection (from the art market in Rome); loaned by Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr., to MFA, March 27, 1969; 1973: estate of Benjamin Rowland, Jr.; bequest of Benjamin Rowland, Jr. to MFA, February 13, 1974

Credit Line

Bequest of Benjamin Rowland, Jr.

Italic, Late Hellenistic, 150 B.C. or later

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.130

Medium or Technique

Tufa

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture