London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A GALLO-ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HERAKLES
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C., FROM NARBONNE
The striding naked hero with right arm raised wielding his club, his other arm bent, looking down towards his left, with short striated hair, mounted
4 1/8 in. (10.2 cm.) high
Lt. Gen. A.H.L.F. Pitt-Rivers collection: purchased from Lawrence, 1898 (provenance details on back).
Sold Christie's London, 12 December 1990, lot 23.
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