Ca 1890, Italy. After Leochares (Greek ca 400 BC). Figure of Greek god Apollo depicted as a standing archer having just shot an arrow. Rich brown patina, square marble base. Measures 12 ¼ inches tall excluding base, 15 ¼ inches tall overall.
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LATE 19TH C BRONZE AFTER LEOCHARES SCULPTURE OF APOLLO