10 juin 2011

A Roman marble portrait head of Plato. Circa 3rd centu

A Roman marble portrait head of Plato. Circa 3rd century A.D. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. Depicted with horizontal creases on the forehead and vertical furrows between the brows, the convex eyes with heavy upper lids, the irises incised, the bean-shaped pupils drilled, the gaze angled up, with sunken areas below the eyes echoed by the naso-labial creases, his small mouth with the full lips together beneath the downturned mustache, the full beard a mass of long wavy locks, the hair composed of short comma-shaped locks, curving to... [Lire la suite]
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