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Young Centaur


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Young Centaur

Fine Art Photo Print


This is one of the Furietti Centaurs, known as Young Centaur, one of a pair of grey-black marble sculptures of centaurs based on Hellenistic models. It is in the Capitoline Museum in Rome. The sculpture, The Young Centaur, along with the Old Centaur, was found at Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli in 1736.

The statue bears the signatures of Aristeas and Papias of Aphrodisias, a Greek city in Asia Minor. These Hadrianic copies may be modeled on 2nd century BC Hellenistic bronze originals. The Young Centaur reminds Roman viewer of the soul in love or uplifted in joy.

About The Photographer, Craig Phares

Craig took this picture for Pro Romanis several years ago on a photographic expedition to Rome. Craig Phares is a photographer, artist, designer, and programmer. He built his first game on a TI-85 calculator when he should have been doing math homework, and has never stopped, creating numerous jaw-dropping digital masterpieces for the web, desktop, and mobile devices. Craig studied sculpture at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, while constantly improving his design and programming skills on his own time. He went on to work for several advertising agencies, finally leaving to form his own company. Craig is the founder of Six Overground, a progressive digital agency focused on building full-scale digital platforms. His company has produced award-winning work for major brands and corporations including Citigroup, Estée Lauder, Havaianas HBO, Johnson & Johnson, Mars, NFL, U.S. Air Force, and USDA. When he’s not glued to a computer monitor, you’ll find him in the real world, dreaming up the next big thing. To learn more about Craig, visit his website at