Marble statue of a draped seated man

Signed by Zeuxis as sculptor

Period: Late Republic or Early Imperial, Augustan

Date: 1st century B.C.

Culture: Roman

Medium: Marble, Pentelic

Dimensions: H. 51 1/2 in. (130.8 cm)

Classification: Stone Sculpture

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1909

Accession Number: 09.221.4

Description

Copy of a Greek statue of the mid-2nd century B.C.
Seated; fragmentary. Perhaps portrait statue of poet or philosopher; copy Greek original 2nd century B.C.

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