Roman Bronze Figure of Herakles

SKU: HQ.0095

Origin: Mediterranean
Circa: 2nd century AD
Dimensions: 5.25" high (13.3 cm)
Medium: Bronze

Standing on an integral plinth with the weight on his right leg, his head lowered and turned to his right, holding a club in his lowered left hand and probably a phiale once in his fragmentary right hand, and wearing the lion skin falling from his left shoulder and draped over his left forearm, the details finely engraved.

Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, acquired in Paris in November 1997 English private collection (Bonhams, London, May 1st, 2013, no. 68, illus.) acquired by the present owner at the above sale

As shown and described. Mounted on a stepped colored marble base.

Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, Art of the Ancient World, vol. X, 1999, no. 49, illus.
Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, Gods & Mortals, vol. II, 2010, no. 43, illus.



Roman Bronze Figure of Herakles


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