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A Italian Bronze sculpture of Antinous Farnese made in Neapel, 19th century. After the antique - now on display in the Naples National Archaeological Museum.
The Antinous Farnese is a specific marble sculptural representation of Antinous, named after its one-time owners the Farnese family. It was once displayed at the entrance to the Carracci Gallery in the Palazzo Farnese in Rome,
Antinous (111–130 AD) was the favorite and lover of Roman Emperor Hadrian (76-138AD) and was regarded as the most beautiful man of his age.