Huge Impressive Plaster Bust of the Otricoli Zeus.
Fabulous oversize plaster bust of the Otricoli Zeus.
Good quality cast with great detail and patina. A very imposing statement piece.
Mid 20th century. Height 91cm, Width 57cm
The Zeus of Otricoli is an Ancient Roman bust found in Otricoli in 1775 during the excavation financed by Pope Pius VI. It is on display in the Sala Rotonda of the Pio-Clementine Vatican Museum. The bust is presumed to be a Roman copy of a Hellenistic original.