Carved Alabaster Replica Sculpture after Lysippos "Farnese Hercules"
After work attributed to Lysippos (Greek, 4th century BCE)
Farnese Hercules (also known as Weary Herakles), late 19th to early 20th century
Carved alabaster sculpture
Reproduction sculpture is modeled with genitalia censored underneath a fig leaf, not present in the original
- accretions throughout; surface chips, scratches, and marks; discoloration and age spots to stone surface; sculpture is missing hand behind Hercules’ back, with wear to broken end; multiple repairs to sculpture from prior breaks including at neck, through both knees and draped fabric at the same level, to club beneath the fingertips, and to forward ankle, with some filler material visible in cracks; discolored adhesive visible where figure is adhered to base.