Larger-than-Life Gallo-Roman Marble Leg of Diana

Culture: Roman/Gallia Narbonensis
Period: 1st-2nd century A.D.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 55 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3391
Provenance: French private collection, at least from the 1st half of the 20th century. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Leg possibly already broken in ancient time, with old patina. The bottom smoothed.
Description: Larger-than-life, marble left lower leg with foot. The foot with a sandal, which is tied in a cross over the ankle. A bulging ring forms the end. The leg with beautiful anatomical details and elaborated muscles. The lacing of the sandal and the foot posture suggest that it is the left leg of an overlife-size Diana statue. The provincial style indicates a Gallic workshop, probably in Gallia Narbonensis. Mounted.