13 October 2020
A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH
CIRCA 2ND -3RD CENTURY A.D
11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner, U.S., by 1968.
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The present head, with a dreamy visage, heavy lids and thick hair bound in a fillet is close to depictions of Apollo. For related examples of the god, see nos. 599a-s in W. Lambrinudakis, et al., "Apollon,” in LIMC, vol. II.
Property from the Collection of Paul W. Doll, Jr.
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