ROMAN GIALLO ANTICO MARBLE HERM BUST OF DIONYSOS OR HERMES, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
with long beard composed in three tiers of wavy voluted curls, mustache, and eyes recessed for inlay, his centrally parted hair bound in a fillet, arranged in two rows of curls over the forehead, falling in twin braids before the ears, and in long wavy locks over the shoulders, anathyrosis on the back.
Height 22.5 cm.
French private collection, Fontainebleau
Osenat, Fontainebleau, March 24th, 2019, no. 113
acquired by the present owner at the above sale