11 December 2003
A ROMAN MARBLE FIGURE OF A YOUTH
Circa Late 1st Century A.D.
Depicted with his mantle draped over his left shoulder, hanging down his back, and pulled around his left arm, which is bent acutely and laden with fruit, a baldric of leaves draped diagonally across his torso from his right shoulder, fillets tied to the end along his shoulder, the paunchy youth with curly hair and lidded almond-shaped eyes, the mouth small with fleshy lips, the dimpled chin round
20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm.) high
with Jandolo, Rome.
Prof. Dr. Paul Clemen, Bonn, 1930s.
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P. Arndt and G. Lippold, eds., Antiker Sculpturen, Serien zur Vorbereitung eines Corpus Statuarum, Serie XIV A, Munich, 1934, p.9, nos. 3922-3924.
Perhaps identifiable as the Season Autumn.
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