A Roman Marble Head of Aphrodite, 2nd half of the 2nd Century A.D.
from an over-lifesize figure, her head turned to her left, lips parted, her thick deeply-drilled hair swept back in long waves over the pierced earlobes and surmounted by a crescentic diadem with castellated border, a curl escaping before each ear; no restorations.
Height 43 cm.; height of face 21 cm.
Robin Symes, London
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, May 20th, 1982, no. 148, illus.
Sotheby's, New York, December 17th, 1992, no. 90, illus.
acquired by the present owner at the above sale