A Roman marble bust of a young man
Lot 86W
A Roman marble bust of a young man
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,909) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Roman marble bust of a young man
Lot Details
A Roman marble bust of a young man
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
His head turned to his right, the hair brushed forward over the forehead, with almond shaped lidded eyes and a pointed chin, his chest bare, tapering to an integral socle, 16¾in (42.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    UK private collection, acquired in the 1980s.
    Sotheby's London, 5th July 1982, lot 364.

    Literature:
    For a marble portrait of Gallienus with similar hair, cf. G.A. Mansuelli, Galleria degli Uffizi, Le Sculture, vol. II, Rome, 1961, no. 90.
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