Greek Bronze Comic Actor
An ancient Hellenistic Greek bronze statuette of a pot-bellied comic actor standing with his right foot crossed over his left while leaning against a column on a pillar; he wears a comical mask, a short mantle, and hairy leggings; a second comic masks hangs to the right of the actor's right hip.
Ca. 2nd-3rd century AD.
cf.: M. Bieber, The History of Greek and Roman Theater, (Princeton, 1961), figs. 402-407, 410 - 413.
Formerly in a European collection.