A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HERAKLES BIBAX, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
standing with the weight on his right leg, holding a club cradled in his left arm and a skyphos in his right hand, a lion skin falling from his left shoulder and draped over his left forearm, his head turned to his right, his hair bound in a fillet and surmounted by a wreath.
Height 13 cm.
European private collection, late 19th/early 20th Century (based on dark patina and yellow marble base)
private collection, Vienne, France, acquired in the 1970s
Artcurial, Lyon, October 8th, 2016, no. 191 ("à l'antique")