Bronze Statuette of Hercules

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 7.2 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3508
Provenance: From the private estate of the well-known Parisian art dealer François Antonovich (born 1934), acquired in the 1970s.
Condition: The right lower arm, both feet and the lower end of the lion fur missing. The surface roughened.
Description: Solid bronze statuette of the unclothed Hercules who has the fur of the Nemean lion thrown over his left arm. The bearded god stands with his weight on the right leg and has the left free leg slightly bent. The head is slightly raised, the gaze directing to the far distance. Mounted.