8 June 2004
THE HADDAD COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EROTIC ART, PART II
A ROMAN BRONZE GROTESQUE FIGURE
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Depicted nude, his body twisted as if gyrating to music, gripping both ends of a staff positioned behind his head, his exaggerated genitalia projecting behind, his hair arranged as a single top-knot on the crown of his shaved skull, on an integral socle plinth
5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm.) high
Nancy Mallen, London, 1972.
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For a related example see no. 56 in Kozloff and Mitten, The God's Delight, The Human Figure in Classical Bronze.
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