BRONZE FIGURE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

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BRONZE FIGURE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

Standing with his weight on his right leg, his left leg set back, his head with wavy hair turned to the left, wearing short peplos with mantle pinned at the back of both shoulders, his left arm bent at elbow holding now missing apples of the Hesperides (?), his right arm resting on a missing club

Ex priv. coll. E.B., UK, formed 1965-1975
H. 8,5 cm. Red, brown and green patina. Mounted. Rare

1st cent. AD

Cf. Exhibion catalogue The search fo Alexander. Supplement to the catalogue. 5 March to 10 July 1983. The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, S-10; for his typical hair: M. Bieber, Alexander the Great in Greek and Roman Art (Chicago 1964) pl. XXXV, 69-70

 10.000

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