AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE HERCLE
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
The muscular hero depicted nude, standing with his left leg advanced, the skin of the Nemean lion draped over his left fore-arm, his right arm raised, wielding a weapon in his fisted hand (partially preserved), likely his club, the youthful oval face with cap-like hair closely cropped
4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high
with Charles Ede, London, 1983.
James Chesterman, London.