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A Marble Portrait Head of a Man, Roman Imperial, Julio-Claudian, probably reign of Nero, circa A.D. 54-68
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 458,500 USD
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A Marble Portrait Head of a Man, Roman Imperial, Julio-Claudian, probably reign of Nero, circa A.D. 54-68
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 458,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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A Marble Portrait Head of a Man, Roman Imperial, Julio-Claudian, probably reign of Nero, circa A.D. 54-68

Turned to his left, the hair radiating from the crown and falling in crescentic locks over the forehead, temples, and nape of the neck, his face with strong chin, aquiline nose, and finely carved eyes beneath the arched eyebrows.


Height: 14 1/2 inches
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Provenance

Count Gregory S. Stroganoff (1829-1910), Palazzo Stroganoff, Rome, acquired between 1865 and 1910
French private collection
Drouot-Richelieu, Paris, June 13th, 2003, no. 100, illus.
Jean-Luc Chalmin, January 2004

Literature

Ludwig Pollak and Antonio Muñoz, Pièces de choix de la collection du Comte Grégoire Stroganoff à Rome, Rome, vol. 1, 1911-1912, pl. XVI
Paul Arndt, Photographische Enzyklopädie Antiker Sculpturen, Munich, 1931, nos. 3504-3505, illus.
Vagn Poulsen, Les portraits romains. Volume I. République et dynastie julienne (Publications de la Glyptothèque Ny Carlsberg, no. 7), Copenhagen, p. 125

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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