02 octobre 2010

A Roman marble bust of an athlete. Circa early 1st century A.D.

A Roman marble bust of an athlete. Circa early 1st century A.D. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 With head twisted and gazing towards his right, with sensitively modelled idealized features and serene expression, his short curling hair brushed forward at the front, with locks falling in front of the ears, with heavy lidded almond-shaped eyes below fine brows, aquiline nose and delicate slightly parted bow-shaped lips, mounted; 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high - Estimate £250,000 - £350,000  Provenance: Collection of L.... [Lire la suite]
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