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Important large Late Hellenistic bronze nude Apollo or victorious athlete Important large Late Hellenistic bronze nude Apollo or victorious athlete
Important large Late Hellenistic bronze nude Apollo or victorious athlete 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; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2015, no. 24.

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