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A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF VENUS
A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF VENUS

CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF VENUS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The youthful idealised goddess delicately carved, her head slightly tilted to her right, centre-parted wavy hair bound in a narrow fillet loosely tied on the crown of the head and falling in curving locks before the ears and in a ponytail behind, ears naturalistically sculpted, unarticulated almond-shaped eyes with projecting brows, the mouth slightly open, pointed chin
7 in. (17.8 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 July 1971, lot 173.
with Janine Goossens, Liège, Belgium, 1972.
Private collection, Belgium.

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