|ROMAN BRONZE WREATHED HERAKLES WITH THE GOLDEN APPLES OF THE HESPERIDES
Lion-skin draped over left arm, three apples in left hand, right hand holding club resting on ground. Very fine style. Dark brown patina.
1st-2nd Century AD
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.)
Ex D.U. collection, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in February 1986.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol IV (1985), no. 291.
On loan to Ohio State Univ.; Picker Art Gallery, Colgate Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum, 1986-2015.