Marble Torso of Dionysus

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 50 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3235
Provenance: Belgian private collection T. van der Eecken, acquired in the 1960s. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: A small restored chip on the back, breaks on arms and legs as seen on the photograph. Beautiful torso of a god dating from the Roman imperial period.
Description: Torso of a standing, nude Dionysus of white-grey marble with his typical panther fur thrown over his left shoulder and tied over his right hip. The paws of the animal are knotted on the left shoulder, the panther head rests on the god’s right chest. The weight of the statue was on the right leg, the hip therefore slightly turned to the left and the left shoulder lowered. A slightly smaller-than-life-size torso of a god of charming quality. Mounted.