View 1 of Lot 85. A Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Man, probably Thucydides, 2nd Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 85. A Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Man, probably Thucydides, 2nd Century A.D..
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A Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Man, probably Thucydides, 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

15,000 - 25,000 GBP

A Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Man, probably Thucydides, 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Man, probably Thucydides, 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

15,000 - 25,000 GBP

Lot sold:

15,120

GBP

A Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Man, probably Thucydides

2nd Century A.D.


with short beard, high forehead, furrowed brow, and balding pate; neck, nose, and a small circular area on left temple restored, parts of ears formerly restored.

Height 32 cm.

European private collection, 18th Century or earlier (based on restoration techniques)
French private collection, Montpellier, acquired in the 1950s or earlier (Hôtel des Ventes Montpellier-Languedoc, April 16th, 2019, no. 66, illus.)
acquired at the above sale