A Roman bronze figure of Herakles
Lot 132
A Roman bronze figure of Herakles
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
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A Roman bronze figure of Herakles A Roman bronze figure of Herakles A Roman bronze figure of Herakles A Roman bronze figure of Herakles A Roman bronze figure of Herakles A Roman bronze figure of Herakles A Roman bronze figure of Herakles
Lot Details
A Roman bronze figure of Herakles
Circa 1st Century A.D.
Depicted nude with a highly-muscled body, standing with his right leg advanced, his lionskin draped over his left arm with the lion-head at his shoulder, holding a club, his head turned to his right, his mature face with creased forehead, with flowing hair and beard, set on an integral base with tang, 5¾in (14.5cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection.
    With Royal Athena Galleries, New York, Gods & Mortals vol II, 2010, no. 43.
    With Royal Athena Galleries, New York, Art of the Ancient World, volume X, 1999, no 49. Acquired in Paris, November 1997.
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