The Apollo Belvedere
Art / Prints
c. 1750 - 1799
Crayon manner engraving in sanguine ink on paper
460 x 287 mmOrder this image
Stourhead, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
Crayon manner engraving in sanguine ink, The Apollo Belvedere, late 18th century. On laid paper pasted on linen. One of a set of five prints after Classical sculptures. After a Hadrianic period marble copy, circa 120-140, of an original by Leochares, 350-320 BC, in the Vatican's Museo Pio-Clementino, Rome.
Haskell and Penny 1981: Francis Haskell and Nicholas Penny, Taste and the Antique, The Lure of Classical Sculpture 1500 - 1900, New Haven and London, 1981, 8, fig. 77