• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 142

    A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF APOLLO

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF APOLLO
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D
    The muscular god originally standing with his weight on his right leg, the left leg relaxed, his left shoulder raised, two curling tendrils of hair falling onto his shoulders, a baldric worn diagonally across from his right shoulder
    6 in. (15.2 cm) high


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    For a related example see no. 67e in Simon and Bauchhenss, "Apollon/Apollo" in LIMC.

    Provenance

    Acquired in London in the late 1960s-early 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN