A Roman marble male torso
Lot 32*W
A Roman marble male torso
Sold for £93,600 (US$ 157,324) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Roman marble male torso
Lot Details
A Roman marble male torso
Circa 1st Century A.D.
Standing in contrapposto, with the weight on his right leg, his left shoulder raised, the muscular torso with defined pectorals, shapely hips and a recessed naval, with well-formed buttocks and muscular back with central depression along the spine, 34½in (87.7cm) high, right leg repaired, surface pitted and discoloured, mounted on a revolving granite column

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the collection of the founder of Penthouse Magazine, United States.
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