26 avril 2009

A Roman marble archaistic kore. Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.

A Roman marble archaistic kore. Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D. Dressed in a diaphanous long-sleeved chiton beneath a himation worn in a thick fold across the chest from her left shoulder and hanging in rippling folds below, the flattened back with details of the falling folds of drapery, 38¼in (97cm) high, mounted. Estimate: £30,000 - 50,000 Provenance: Collection of Jacques Schotte (1928-2007), Belgium, 1950s onwards.Literature: 'Archaistic' refers to works of art that recall the style of the Greek Archaic period... [Lire la suite]
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