Easter 2013 The British Museum

Easter 2013 Museum Trip to London

Easter 2013 Museum Trip to London
Roman copy of an original by the Greek sculptor Lysippos of about 325-300BC. Restored and set into modern bust by Joseph Nollekens and owned by the museum since 1776. Colossal head, probably of Zeus, set into a modern bust. From the villa of the Roman Emperor Hadrian at Tivoli. Easter 2013 Museum Trip to London This statue is sometimes known as 'Lely's Venus' since it once belonged to the baroque portrait painter Sir Peter Lely (1618-80). It was subsequently acquired by King Charles I (reigned 1625-49). Easter 2013 Museum Trip to London
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Date2013-03-30 13:37:58
DescriptionEaster 2013 Museum Trip to London
CountryUnited Kingdom
CopyrightCopyright 2013 Kenvyn & Debbie Davies
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