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A Hellenistic Stucco Head of Helios, circa 2nd Century B.C.
Estimate
6,0009,000
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21
A Hellenistic Stucco Head of Helios, circa 2nd Century B.C.
Estimate
6,0009,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Hellenistic Stucco Head of Helios, circa 2nd Century B.C.
his face with parted lips, straight nose, and deep-set eyes, his wavy hair swept up above the creased forehead, flowing in long overlapping locks above the temples, and surmounted by a radiate crown, traces of gesso and pigment.
Height 17.5 cm.
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Provenance

Maurice Bouvier (1901-1981), Egypt until 1959, then Switzerland
by descent to his son Jean-François Bouvier, Peseux, Switzerland
acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010

Exhibited

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, 1998-2003
"Cleopatra. Roma e l’incantesimo dell’Egitto," Chiostro del Bramante, Rome, October 12th, 2013-February 2nd, 2014
"Le mythe Cléopâtre," Pinacothèque de Paris, April 10th-September 7th, 2014
"The Myth of Cleopatra," Singapore Pinacotheque, May 29th, 2015-October 11th, 2015
"'Cleopatra y la fascinación de Egipto," Centro de exposiciones Arte Canal, Madrid, December 30th, 2015-May 8th, 2016

Ancient Marbles: Classical Sculpture and Works of Art

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London