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.