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A Roman Marble Torso of Dionysos, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 20,000 GBP
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ANOTHER PROPERTY

A Roman Marble Torso of Dionysos, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Roman Marble Torso of Dionysos, circa 2nd Century A.D.
standing with the weight on his right leg, his left leg forward, and resting his left elbow on a pillar, his right arm formerly raised, and wearing a himation draped over his left shoulder and around the lower body, his long hair falling over the back; no restorations.
Height 40.5 cm.
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Provenance

Joseph Brummer, New York, inv. no. P114 ("Old Paris stock"), arrived in New York from Paris on November 3rd, 1921
(http://libmma.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16028coll9/id/22319)
Vladimir Gregorievitch Simkhovitch (1874-1959), New York, acquired from the above on November 8th, 1921
Joseph Brummer, New York, inv. no. P114, returned to him by the above on January 17th, 1925
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, Part I of the Notable Art Collection belonging to the
Estate of the Late Joseph Brummer
, April 20th-23rd, 1949, lot 172
Charles Ede, Ltd., London
English private collection, acquired from the above in the 1970s (Bonhams, London, April 25th, 2012, no. 75, illus.)

Catalogue Note

The present statuette ultimately derives from a Greek prototype, the Apollo Lykeios, to which a himation was added. Cf. a statue in the Villa Albani: P. Bol, ed., Forschungen zur Villa Albani. Katalog der antiken Bildwerke, vol. 4, 1994, pp. 237ff., no. 467, pls. 144ff.

Ancient Marbles: Classical Sculpture and Works of Art

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