Apollo belvedere

a Roman marble statue, possibly a copy of a Greek original of the 4th–1st centuries b.c.
Historical Examples

All had Greek profiles: in truth, they were but various views of the Apollo Belvedere.
Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu Constance Fenimore Woolson

Again, the face of the Apollo Belvedere is agitated by anxiety, passion, and pride.
Ariadne Florentina John Ruskin

They who have seen the Apollo Belvedere will set little store by plaster of Paris casts.
Expositions of Holy Scripture Alexander Maclaren

As he was, his father and mother would not have exchanged him for the Apollo Belvedere.
The Man With The Broken Ear Edmond About

Ruskin observes that the smile on the lips of the Apollo Belvedere is inconsistent with divinity.
History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2) Alfred Guy Kingan L’Estrange

My only Augustus, to me you are much more pleasing than Apollo Belvedere.
Delusion and Dream Wilhelm Jensen

Excuse me, but you are in one of the cabinets—and this is the Apollo Belvedere.
The Girl with the Green Eyes Clyde Fitch

To whom does the Apollo Belvedere belong, but to all who have eyes to see its beauty?
Prose Idylls Charles Kingsley

While the chin of the Apollo Belvedere falls slightly inside of this line, yet this is hardly perceptible.
Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot

He jumped from his chair and struck an attitude of the Apollo Belvedere.
Simon the Jester William J. Locke


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