3 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE ALLEN E. PAULSON LIVING TRUST
A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH
CIRCA LATE 1ST-EARLY 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Turned sharply to his right creating naturalistic torsion along his neck, wearing a Phrygian cap, the soft edges undulating above his up-swept deeply-drilled wavy locks, creases radiating from the tip of the cap where it folds forward, his oval face with a pointed chin, sensuous bow-shaped lips, and unarticulated almond-shaped eyes
6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high
with Ariadne Galleries, New York, early 1980s.
with Summa Galleries, Beverly Hills, mid 1980s.
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