6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 29,800
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF AN ATHLETE
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Likely inspired by the Diskophoros of Polykleitos, the youth with well-defined musculature, the left arm originally lowered, the right arm pulled back
6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
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with Galerie des Saints-Pères, Paris.
Belgian Private Collection, 1976.
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