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THURSDAY 27 JUNE 2019
182 cm, to which it was necessary to add the head ... Rare are the Roman marbles of this size to be reached until us. From this version of the god Mars, from the second century BC BC, only two other copies are known, one in the collections of the Vatican Museums - the secular Gregorian Museum - the other being preserved in the National Archaeological Museum of Formia. He was enthroned in the garden of the Moroccan villa of the Chilean painter Claudio Bravo (1936-2011). Around 1800, when he belonged to a private European collection, Jacques-Louis David had drawn a drawing.
Estimate: 750,000 / € 1.2 million €