4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 43,750
Estimate USD 35,000 - USD 45,000
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A MAN
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
His oval face with a square chin, the small mouth with the lips pressed together, dimpled at the corners, the eyes unarticulated, with heavy upper lids, the ears prominent, his hair summarily finished, with short comma-shaped locks along the forehead, most breaking to the right, a tenon below for insertion
18 in. (45.7 cm.) high
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European Private Collection, 1960.
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