Lot 0915

Roman Hercules Statuette

3rd century AD. A bronze figure of Hercules (Greek Herakles) standing nude with lion skin draped over his bent left arm, his club emerging from it, bearded with a radiating crown as headdress; mounted on a custom-made stand. Cf. Visconti, F.A. & Guattani, G.A., Il museo Chiaramonti Milano, 1820; Rolland, H., Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence... more