A Marble Torso of a God or Hero, Roman Imperial, circa 2nd Century A.D.

standing with the weight on his left leg, and wearing a himation falling from his left shoulder and draped over his left forearm, the ends of his fillet falling over the shoulders, the surface retaining its ancient polish. height 18 in. 45.7 cm. Est. 50,000—80,000 USD. Lot Sold 290,500 USD

PROVENANCE: Dorotheum, Vienna, between 1989 and 1994 (Dorotheum receipt number on back: 142-44649-1)
private collection, Vienna, until 2008

Sotheby's. Old Master Paintings, European Sculpture & Antiquities. 04 Jun. New York www.sothebys.com