A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A BOY
CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Depicting a very young boy with full cheeks and a pointed chin, a small, fleshy mouth and a straight nose, his lidded eyes unarticulated, his hair combed forward, the individual strands delineated, breaking to the right and left at the center of his forehead, curling around his small ears and at the nape of his neck, the neck cut and splayed at the base for insertion
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high
English Private Collection, 1980s.
Sid Port, Santa Monica, 2001.