Detail. Statue of Dionysus. Marble, 2nd century CE (arms and legs were heavily restored in the 18th century), found in Italy. Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities, Denon, ground floor, room A. Louvre Museum.
Boboli Gardens The only modern contemporary sculpture in the Gardens, Igor Mitoraj’s “Tyndareus Cracked” (1998) was part of an exhibition, and it remained in the garden after the exhibit. He often creates statues resembling the deterioration which occurs to classical sculptures over time. - chapter 27
Antinous, roman sculpture. Antinous- Emperor Hadrian's boyfriend. Hadrien had him deified after his death (voluntary sacrifice?) and ordered statues commemorating his beauty made throughout the Roman empire.