A Roman marble draped figure of a young man
Lot 64* W
A Roman marble draped figure of a young man
£30,000 - 50,000
US$ 51,000 - 85,000
Auction Details
A Roman marble draped figure of a young man A Roman marble draped figure of a young man A Roman marble draped figure of a young man
Lot Details
A Roman marble draped figure of a young man
Circa 1st Century A.D.
After a Greek original of the 4th Century, probably a funerary stele, standing in contrapposto with the weight on his left leg, his right relaxed, his right arm raised probably to lean on something, wearing an ankle-length chiton with a long overfold, a himation over the top with tassles at the bottom edge, clasped at the right shoulder, the reverse carved, the ankles and feet carved in high relief out of an integral base, 29½in (75cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    American private collection, acquired in 1988.
    With Antiquarium, New York, accompanied by a copy of the receipt.
    New York art market, early 1980s.

    Literature:
    Probably after a 4th Century grave monument representation of a slave. For a similar attendant figure with a long skirt-like garment from the Belevi Mausoleum cf. B.S. Ridgway, Hellenistic Sculpture, vol 1, 1990, pl. 86.
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