View 1 of Lot 78. A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Figure of Herakles, circa 2nd Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 78. A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Figure of Herakles, circa 2nd Century A.D..
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A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Figure of Herakles, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Figure of Herakles, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Figure of Herakles, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Figure of Herakles

circa 2nd Century A.D.


probably from a trapezophoros, standing with the weight on his right leg, his body wrapped in a lion skin leaving his left breast and shoulder bare, the neck and wrist hollowed out for insertion of the head and left hand respectively, the upper back with a vertical rectangular recessed area for insertion of the table leg; no restorations.

Height 65.5 cm.

Bonhams, London, April 21st, 2005, no. 219, illus. ("from an old English Collection")
private collection, West London (Timeline Auctions, London, September 9th, 2015, no. 367, illus.)
acquired at the above sale