A ROMAN MARBLE MALE TORSO
circa 1st century b.c.-1st century a.d.
Based on a Greek original of the late 5th century B.C., perhaps the Diadumenos of Polykleitos, the athletic body originally standing with his weight on the advanced right leg, the left leg at ease, causing a pelvic thrust to the right, the pectorals flexed from the position of the arms which were originally raised to tie a fillet, the right arm lower than the left, causing a compression to the right side and a pronounced curve to the lower abdomen
30 in. (76.2 cm) high