8 June 2004
A GREEK BRONZE GOD or YOUTH
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Depicted nude, standing with his weight on his right leg, the left slightly relaxed, his right arm raised with the fingers curled around a now-missing attribute, the left arm lowered, the hand fisted, also once holding an attribute, his head turned to his left, with a fillet in his wavy center-parted hair, the eyes articulated
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
with Mathias Komor, New York.
Edwin L. Weisl, Jr.; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 19 May 1979, lot 197.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 29 May 1987, lot 93.
with A La Reine Margot, Paris, 1987 (Memoire de La Beauté, no. 4).
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1989 (Gods and Mortals, no. 97).
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C.C. Vermeule and J.M. Eisenberg, Catalogue of the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes in the Collection of John Kluge, New York and Boston, 1992, no. 89-49 (as Roman).
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