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ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF DIONYSUS
ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF DIONYSUS
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Ca. AD 100 - 200 A wonderful marble portrait of the Roman god Dionysus, stylistically inspired by Hellenistic sculptures. He is crowned by an ivy wreath and several clusters of corymb berries adorn his head, though much of the detail is hidden behind his extremely thick, curly hair. the youthful deity is represented with a slender neck, almond eyes, a petite triangular nose, smooth cheeks, and full lips. For similar see: Palazzo dei Conservatori, MC 1129. Size: 105mm x 75mm; Weight: 590g Provenance: Private UK collection; Ex. M. H. collection, Kensington, acquired on the UK art market in the 1970s. This item has been cleared against the Art Loss Register database and comes with a confirmation letter. This piece is accompanied by a historical report from Alessandro Neri, an international Cultural Heritage expert based in Florence, Italy.
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ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF DIONYSUS

Estimate £3,000 - £6,000
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