German Art Market, 1993.
with Ward & Co., New York, 1996.
Please note this lot description does not appear in the printed catalog. The description should read:
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT BUST OF A BOY
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
Depicted with his head turned slightly to his right, with large heavy-lidded eyes beneath high-arching brows, the pupils incised, the irises crescentic, the mouth with fleshy lips, his hair closely cropped and detailed by short incisions, wearing a tunic beneath a cloak pinned at his right shoulder, a small pedestal inscribed with his name, reading: "Claudius Leontius," the socle with concave sides and profiled moldings
21 in. (54.6 cm.) high including the socle