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A Marble Relief Torso of a Youth, Roman Imperial, Asia Minor, circa A.D. 170
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
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A Marble Relief Torso of a Youth, Roman Imperial, Asia Minor, circa A.D. 170
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A Marble Relief Torso of a Youth, Roman Imperial, Asia Minor, circa A.D. 170
probably a mythological hunter from a large column sarcophagus, wearing a himation fastened with a brooch on his right shoulder.
Height 18 1/2 in. 47 cm.
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Provenance

German private collection, Rhineland, by 1973
the French humorist and impersonator Thierry Le Luron (1952-1986), Boulogne-Billancourt (Drouot, Paris, March 27th, 2013, no. 23)

Literature

Antiken aus rheinischem Privatbesitz, catalogue of the exhibition at the Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, Cologne and Bonn, 1973, no. 373, pl. 170

Catalogue Note

For a closely related example from a monumental column sarcophagus showing two figures of hunters flanking Artemis and the deceased see H. Wiegartz, Kleinasiatische Säulensarkophage (Istanbul Forschungen, vol. 26), Berlin, 1965, pl. 18i. For another example with a different arrangement of the drapery see Wiegartz, op. cit., pl. 7c.,f., and 34 a. (G. Koch and H. Sichtermann, Römische Sarkophage, Munich, 1982, fig. 491: http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/7650).

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