Lot 378
Vintage Bronze Sculpture of The Apollo of Transylvania
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1930, foundry mark of Priessman Bauer & Co., Munich, with attractive verdigris patina and featuring subtle gilt highlights to hair.

14 1/4 in.

This is a finely executed reproduction of the Roman bronze sculpture, 2nd half of the 1st century BC, in the collection of the Kunst Historisches Museum Wien. The Roman sculpture is derived from a Greek sculpture of the 5th century BC. Apollo is depicted as the god of healing and the leader of the Muses. It is believed that he originally was holding a laurel trunk in the raised hand, long lost.

Scattered white paint flecks to surface, which do not greatly detract overall from the well-cast work.