Alabaster on carved stonework base, Apollo Belvedere. Male figure standing with left arm extended with a cloak draped over, the right hand resting on a tree trunk with snake. An alabaster figure of the antique statue of the Apollo Belvedere after an early Roman Hadrianic period copy of 120 AD of a Greek bronze original by Leochares, 350-320 BC, excavated in Rome in the fifteenth century and now in the Belvedere courtyard of the Vatican Museum.
Haskell and Penny 1981 Francis Haskell and Nicholas Penny, Taste and the Antique, The Lure of Classical Sculpture 1500 - 1900, Yale, 1981, 8, fig. 77