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.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: torso of an ephebe fine-grained marble youth muscular system Inv No A 941 A941
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