A Marble Head of Aphrodite, also known as Sappho, Roman Imperial, circa late 1st/early 2nd Century A.D.
- A Marble Head of Aphrodite, also known as Sappho
- Height 13 3/4 in. 34.9 cm.
acquired by the present owner from the above on June 17th, 1978
For a closely related head in the Vatican Museums, Galleria delle Carte Geografiche, inv. no. 2893, see G. Lippold, Die Skulpturen des Vatikanischen Museums, vol. III, 2, Berlin 1956, pp. 455f., cat. no. 17, pl. 196; Richter, op. cit., figs. 257-258 (http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/20486). Also see British Museum, inv. no. 1973,0304.6 (A.H. Smith, Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, vol. 3, London, 1904, no. 1828 (http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/10760; http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details/collection_image_gallery.aspx?assetId=390903&objectId=407172&partId=1#more-views).