Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Man
An ancient Roman marble life-size portrait bust of a young patrician man with fine features, a pronounced forehead and long nose. The portrait is similar to those of Drusus Minor, son of the emperor Tiberius, it may represent a contemporary member of the Julio-Claudian family.
Ca. 35 - 40 AD.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 1991, no. 17.
Formerly in a New York private collection, acquired in London in 1990 form a previous private collection.
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