|IMPORTANT ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF MELEAGER
Nude but for a cloak draped around his neck, after a 4th century BC prototype by Scopas.
Meleager, an Argonaut, son of Oeneus, King of Calydon, killed the Calydonian boar.
Ex A.D. collection, Paris, acquired in the early 1970s.
1st Century AD
H. 28 1/2 in. (72.5 cm.)
Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 8