11 December 2009
A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC TORSO
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Standing with her weight on her left leg, the right slightly advanced, wearing a chiton below a himation with the overfold fastened on the right shoulder and falling diagonally over her chest; the head, shoulders and legs below the knees all later restorations
37 in. (93.9 cm.) high as restored
Wright Ludington, Santa Barbara.
Avery Brundage, acquired from Ludington in the 1960s.
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For a related Archaistic kore see the example in Madrid, fig. 84 in Fullerton, The Archaistic Style in Roman Statuary.
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