Antinous

Marble bust of Antinous, circa AD 130, Glyptothek Museum, Munich

The classical features of the face and body as well as the thick, curly hair are sensually rounded and smoothly formed. A strange melancholy pervades the completely impassive face.

Antinous, Hadrian, Hadrian portrait, Museum, Nerva‚ÄďAntonine dynasty

Hadrian and his beloved Antinous, Glyptothek, Munich