ROMAN LIFE-SIZE TORSO OF DIOMEDES

1st Century AD

Carved marble, shown standing, wearing a chlamys fastened on the left shoulder, the musculature well defined. After a Greek work of the late 5th century B.C. Mounted onto a bespoke plinth.

H: 32 in.



PROVENANCE:

with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1991, inventory number HFC33, (copy of the original purchase invoice to be included).
The Jeff Hunter Collection, New York.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Sold for $106,250 (buyer's premium included)