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The web catalog for the DeYoung Shop lists this as Bacchus, but if you are at all familiar with classical period sculpture, you will recognize that face as Antinous. Pasted in below is the actual Fitzwilliam Museum listing for the original piece. In any case I recognized it and I bought it, and I am pleased with my purchase. Although I do not see why they didn't follow through and make the pedestal more accurately follow the original. Head of Antinous Bust of Antinous Rome About AD 130-50 Marble, height 41 cms Find-spot: Tivoli GR.100.1937 The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge View record on Collections Explorer Antinous, lover of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, drowned in the Nile in mysterious circumstances while accompanying Hadrian on a visit to Egypt. Near the site of the drowning (was it ******? accident? or suicide?) the Emperor founded a new city, Antinoopolis. Antinous himself was declared a god, and numerous cult statues were erected about the Empire. Often he appears in Egyptian guise, but here he has adopted the features and ivy wreath of the Greek god Dionysos. This head was found in 1769 on the site of Hadrian’s vast ‘villa’ complex at Tivoli, north of Rome.
We sincerely appreciate your thoughtful and well researched review. We have since updated the product description based on your review and have also informed the vendor about the misinformation so they can correct their listing too. Much appreciate your time and depth of knowledge.