Inv. n°: MMoCA136

Roman Over Life-Size Statue of Antinous, Companion of Emperor Hadrian, as a Hunter

Nude but for the paludamentun (cloak) over his left shoulder and arm, clasped on his right shoulder. He has the characteristic muscular development of Antinous, his boyish face, and mass of curls bound with a diadem.

h. 152 x w. 51 x d. 31.5 cm

130-138 AD



  • Drouot sale, Paris, France, 27th March 1979, lot 73
  • Ex collection of Jacques Mougin, Nancy, France, acquired at Drout Paris, sometime between 1985-1993
  • Sold from the above to D. Cahn, Basel, Switzerland, 2004
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 2nd May 2008, AAW07-013


  • Drouot Paris sale, 27th March 1979, lot 73
  • Nice-Matin, France, 8th April 1979
  • Le Monde, Paris, 13th April 1979
  • Minerva: the International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology, May/June 2006, vol. XVI
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2007, vol. XVIII, pp. 12-13, fig. 13
  • J. Pollini, "Roman Marble Sculpture" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 82, fig. 15


  • IIe Biennale Internationale des antiquaires, Casino Municipal, Cannes, France, 6-17 6pril 1979
  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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