10 juin 2011

A Roman marble head of Apollo. Circa late 1st-early 2nd century A.D.

The Wilton House Apollo. A Roman marble head of Apollo. Circa late 1st-early 2nd century A.D. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. Depicted over-lifesized, with a smooth forehead, gently-arching brows that merge with the bridge of his slender nose, convex eyes with slight articulation of the pupils, and heavy upper lids that extend slightly beyond the lower at their outer canthi, the tear ducts naturalistically defined, his small mouth with the lips slightly parted, the philtrum tapering, his luscious wavy locks center parted and pulled... [Lire la suite]
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