ROMAN HEAD OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT AS HELIOS
C. 2nd Century AD

Carved marble, Alexander's youthful face is framed by curled hair held in place by a fillet, which is provided with drillholes to receive a radiate headdress, raised on a bespoke mount.

H: 11.2, W: 5.9 in. (mounted).

Provenance: François Antonovich, Paris.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 2005, inventory number CLC412, (copy of the original purchase invoice to be included).
The Jeff Hunter Collection, New York.

LITERATURE:

Antonovich, F., 1996. Les metamorphoses divines d'Alexandre. Pp. 88 & 344.

Sold for $62,500
Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

Carved marble, Alexander's youthful face is framed by curled hair held in place by a fillet, which is provided with drillholes to receive a radiate headdress, raised on a bespoke mount.

H: 11.2, W: 5.9 in. (mounted).

Provenance: François Antonovich, Paris.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 2005, inventory number CLC412, (copy of the original purchase invoice to be included).
The Jeff Hunter Collection, New York.

LITERATURE:

Antonovich, F., 1996. Les metamorphoses divines d'Alexandre. Pp. 88 & 344.

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