Roman torso of an ephebe

White marble 42 x 22 x 15 cm (16.5 x 8.7 x 5.9 in.) Roman, circa 2nd century AD

A draped garment covers the left shoulder and arm, leaving exposed his nudity and prominent musculature. A lock of wavy hair is visible on the right shoulder.

Private collection, France, acquired at Hôtel Drouot in May 1969
Hôtel Drouot, Sale catalogue, Paris, May 1969, lot 57


Galerie David Ghezelbash

"Ancient Art"

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