Cordys

An 19thC bronze study of a classical Greek soldier

Estimate: $1,600 - $2,400


Lot Description

An 19thC bronze study of a classical Greek soldier, modelled semi-naked with grape leaf and drapery, seated upon a rocky outcrop, shield to his side, his foot upon his helmet with a winged cherub nearby. Original bronze patina. H.540mm, on mottled red/brown marble base. Note: Sword hilt absent. A bronze copy after the Ludovisi 'Ares' in marble. (Ludovisi Collection in Palazzo Altemps, Rome