Ercole Farnese – reduction

Author: Glykon

Measurements: 20 x 20 x 60H cm

Weight: 15 kg

Technique: Cast – Reconstructed marble

Reduced replica of the marble roman copy from the third Century, artwork of the athenian sculptor Glykon based on the original bronze created by Lysippos on the IV Century B.C. This statue was founded at a building of the Caracalla therms in Rome in 1546. It became part of the collection of Cardinal Alejandro Farnesio, son of Pope Pablo III. It was part of decor of the Farnesio Palace for generations, thus its given name of Farnese Hercules till 1787 when it was moved to Naples. It is nowadays exposed at the Archeological National Museum of Naples (Italy) along with the rest of the Farnesio collection.

Collection: Esculturas.

Finish in aged marble of the original work.

Guarantee of origin: Proart – Colección Strabo / Spain is Art.

The creation of this artwork has required highskilled craftmanship. Our bespoke Replicas were sculpted with traditional casting methods whose mold has been either the original artist piece or its faithfull copy from world class glyptothek.

We use recontructed marble in our engeneering team designed, rotating molds. Proart creates outstanding handcrafted replicas of the finest museum classic mediterranean ancient art. The material is perfectly resistant for outdoors and can even be placed underwater if desired. Each piece is unique and may slightly differ from the picture.

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