Pair of Figures. Part Roman 2nd-c. AD, Part Roman Late 18th-c.

September 25 2009, 10:19am

PAIR OF FIGURES OF ANTINOUS AND ISIS FROM THE GALLERY AT LANSDOWNE HOUSE Part Roman 2nd Century AD, Part Roman Late 18th Century. Provenance: Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli, excavated by Gavin Hamilton in 1769 by whom sold in 1771 to William Petty, 2nd Earl Shelburne and 1st Marquess of Lansdowne thence by descent at Lansdowne House sold Christie’s House Sale, 5th March 1930, Lot 70, bought Mrs. Smith Woody English private collection Antinous Isis Measurements: Height: 5′ 3″ (160 cm).