Hellenistic Bronze Statuette of Alexander the Great

Culture: Greek
Period: 3rd century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 12.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2285
Provenance: Old French private collection Jean-Marie Talleux, Grand Fort Philippe. Thence Royal Athena Gallery with the inventory number TPQ133. On 24 December 2003 sold to the American Hollywood agent Jeff Hunter (1926-2018). Accompanied by the original invoice.
Condition: Both feet, as well as fingers of the right hand missing.
Description: High-quality bronze statuette of Alexander the Great. The Macedonian conqueror nude, with a chlamys over his left shoulder in a noble pose, the right hand raised for salutation. The left hand holding the outer tip of a cape, which is wrapped around his arm. Alexander with his typical magnificent hair, parted in the centre with long curls reaching to his shoulders. Remains of silver inlays in his eyes. Mounted.