|IMPORTANT LARGE LATE HELLENISTIC BRONZE NUDE APOLLO OR VICTORIOUS ATHLETE
Standing, his centrally parted and upswept hair bound with a fillet. Around his hips is an enigmatic ring; eyes once inlaid; lacking both forearms. After a mid-5th Century BC prototype.
Accompanied by an extensive metallographic analysis by Ciram.
Ca. 1st Century BC
H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm.)
Ex Edward Smith collection, New Jersey, 1960's; John Kluge Collection, Charlottesville, Virginia, acquired from Royal-Athena Galleries in 1982.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 49.
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