View 1 of Lot 20. A GREEK MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH, CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C..
View 1 of Lot 20. A GREEK MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH, CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C..
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A GREEK MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH, CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Other Properties

A GREEK MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH, CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.

A GREEK MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH, CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:

20,000

GBP

Other Properties

A GREEK MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH, CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.


probably from a relief, turned to his left, his face with parted lips and deep-set eyes under prominent brows, his short curly hair freely worked and partially drilled, the back and top roughly worked; part of nose and upper lip restored.

Height 20 cm.

Galerie Grünwald, Römerstrasse 26, Munich

Herbert Röder (d. 2000), acquired from the above in the early 1980s

Rudolf Röder (d. 2018), by descent

Corinna Hartmann, Hamburg, by descent (Auktionshaus “Rotherbaum”, Hamburg, 2019)

The turn of the head and the hair above the forehead recall the Meleager type; see the copy in the Vatican: http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/19383.