4 June 2015
A ROMAN MARBLE SYLVANUS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Originally standing with his weight on his right leg, nude but for a nebris tied at his right shoulder, draped over his left shoulder and arm, and falling down his back, joined by a strut at his left leg, overflowing with pine cones, grapes and leaves, a hoof in his left hand, shouldering a large pine branch on his right side, his musculature well-defined
18¼ in. (46.4 cm.) high
with Quatrain, Los Angeles, mid 1990s.
Art Market, Los Angeles.
Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 9 December 2005, lot 325.
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For the type see nos. 23ff. in A.M. Nagy, "Silvanus," in LIMC, vol. VII.
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