Over life sized head with a wreath of laurel leaves and flowers.

Most of the tip of the nose is lost, some damage to the face and most of the back of the head has broken away. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Hotel Drouot, PAris, 19-21 May 1910, lot 39 (collection of Dr B and Mr C), said to be from Sicily; Sotheby's, London, 13 June 1996, lot 170; Aldorf collection


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