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A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD PROBABLY OF A GREEK PHILOSOPHER
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A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD PROBABLY OF A GREEK PHILOSOPHER

CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D., AFTER A GREEK ORIGINAL OF MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.

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A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD PROBABLY OF A GREEK PHILOSOPHER
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D., AFTER A GREEK ORIGINAL OF MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.
With head turned wearing contemplative expression and furrowed brow, bearded with balding crown, tight curls to either side of his head, with later draped bust, restored, on later socled mount
22 in. (56 cm.) high excl. mount
Provenance
Edward Davies Davenport (1778-1847) of Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire, and his younger brother the Rev. Walter Davenport Bromley (1787-1862) of Wootton Hall, Staffordshire, and thence by descent.
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Lot Essay

PUBLISHED:
Guide to Capesthorne Hall, Including a Description of the Special Exhibition "Treasures from Italy", 1956-1958.
C. Vermeule and D. von Bothmer, 'Notes on a New Edition of Michaelis: Ancient Marbles in Great Britain', Part 3:1, American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 63, No. 2, April 1959, pp. 146-147, no. 3.
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