6 December 2007
A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF AN ATHLETE
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Likely inspired by the Diskophoros of Polykleitos, the youth with well-defined musculature, the left arm originally lowered, the right arm pulled back
6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
with Galerie des Saints-Pères, Paris.
Belgian Private Collection, 1976.
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