|Marble statue of Hermes, the Farnese Hermes, Roman, 1st century AD, from Italy.
Together with a statue of Apollo, this sculpture once framed the central doorway of the gallery in the Palazzo Farnese in Rome. The Farnese family assembled
one of the most important Renaissance collections of antiquities in the city. Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, later Pope under the name of Paul III, commissioned the
family's magnificent palace.