TANAGRA GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischievous smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.
Fragment from a marble head of a man, preserving the nose and mouth. Antonine period, mid-2nd century A.D. Roman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1923 (23.160.85) #noses #Connections