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Roman bronze Ganymede grasped by Zeus as an eagle Roman bronze Ganymede grasped by Zeus as an eagle
ROMAN BRONZE GANYMEDE GRASPED BY ZEUS AS AN EAGLE

The nude youth, crouching, with left arm raised in a defensive posture as the great raptor with spread wings pounces from behind about to carry him up to Olympus. Finely modelled.

2nd-3rd Century AD

H. 5 in. (12.5 cm.)

Ex J.M.E. collection, acquired in Munich in December 2004.

GML02JE
$25,000


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Roman bronze Ganymede grasped by Zeus as an eagle Roman bronze Ganymede grasped by Zeus as an eagle

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