Life-size Marble Togatus

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 55 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3401
Provenance: French private collection from the first half of 20th century. Last in a Parisian auction house.
Condition: Except for some minor wear a fragment of excellent quality.
Description: Life-size fragment of a statue of a man wearing a tunic under a long, voluminous toga ("togatus"). The left arm is bent and stretched forward, the right arm hangs straight down along of the body. The toga runs horizontally over the stomach and is thrown over the left shoulder, the end piece is put over the draped horizontal part. With wonderfully elaborated, dense pleats.