Hermes Ludovisi

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 24 June 2012
Hermes Ludovisi Download Full Size Image

Roman marble copy from the late 1st century CE - early 2nd century CE after a Greek original of 450-440 BCE (right hand restored). Possibly here as Hermes Psychopompos, leader of souls - the left hand beckons. Part of a monument in Athens to the fallen at Koroneia (447 BCE). Also known as Hermes Logios.

Ludovisi Collection, Palazzo Altemps, Rome.

Remove Ads
Advertisement

References

World History Encyclopedia is an Amazon Associate and earns a commission on qualifying book purchases.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Nguyen, M. (2012, June 24). Hermes Ludovisi. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/713/hermes-ludovisi/

Chicago Style

Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Hermes Ludovisi." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 24, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/713/hermes-ludovisi/.

MLA Style

Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Hermes Ludovisi." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Jun 2012. Web. 01 Mar 2024.

Membership