4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A ROMAN MARBLE APOLLO KITHAROIDOS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The god of music depicted clad in a heavy tunic with belted overfold and a mantle pinned at the shoulders, standing with his right leg slightly advanced, his left arm held close to his body, bent at the elbow, supporting his kithara
13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm.) high
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For the type see figs. 484-486, pp. 108ff. in Bieber, Ancient Copies, Contributions to the History of Greek and Roman Art.
Acquired by the current owner's grandparents, 1950s-1970s.
ANTIQUITIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF FEDERICO CASTELLUCCIO