Torso of an ephebe
Fine-grained marble (Greek?). Roman period.
Height 50 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. A.941.

Torso of an ephebe.

Fine-grained marble (Greek?). Roman period.
Height 50 cm.
Inv. No. A.941.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Unknown; from the Grigoriadis collection.
Description:
The weight is on the left leg, but the movement is not followed through on the right side. A decorative work, the modelling of which is somewhat perfunctory, coarse and dry.

E. Mavleev, D. Vanhove
Literature:
O. Waldhauer, Die antiken Skulpturen der Ermitage, (Berlin, 1931) no. 204 p. 72 ill. 84.
Credits:
© 1993. Photo, text: Olympism in antiquity. Olympic Museum Lausanne. Bertelsmann UFA. Industria Gráfica S. A. Barcelona, 1993, p. 85 cat. no. 28.
© Photographer — M. Verhasselt (Brussels-Dilbeek).
© 1993 — Comité International Olympique.
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρωμαϊκό roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines ρωμαϊκό αντίγραφο roman copy copia romana römische kopie copie romaine torso of an ephebe fine-grained marble youth muscular system inv no a.941
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