12 December 2002
AN ITALIC BRONZE VOTIVE HEAD
Circa 3rd-2nd Century B.C.
Cast in the form of the head of a youth, the oval face with a long slender neck, the almond-shaped eyes heavy-lidded with the pupils and irises incised, the arching brows also incised, the lips slightly parted, the wavy hair center-parted with two locks falling onto the cheeks, preserving corroded iron pins on the lower corners for attachment
8¾ in. (22.2 cm) high
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Gallery Guide to the Art of Four Continents, Ringling Museum, no. 68.
Art of Four Continents, Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL, October 18-November 26, 1978.
This lot is being sold not subject to a reserve.
PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. FREDDY AND REGINA T. HOMBURGER
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Specialist Furio Rinaldi admires this rediscovered work by the 16th-century Italian artist, which scholars had long presumed lost