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A Fragmentary Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Woman, perhaps Livia, early 1st Century A.D.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 GBP
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A Fragmentary Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Woman, perhaps Livia, early 1st Century A.D.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Fragmentary Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Woman, perhaps Livia, early 1st Century A.D.
her wavy hair parted in the center; back of head, most of left profile, lower part of right profile, chin, and nose restored.
Height as restored 34 cm.
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Provenance

European private collection, circa 18th Century (based on restoration style and techniques)
American private collection, acquired in the 1970s (Greenwich Auction, Stamford, Connecticut, February 14th, 2016, no. 171, illus.)
acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

The ancient fragment is close to portraits of Livia of the Kiel type; compare a replica in New York: P. Zanker, Roman portraits in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2016, p. 196, no. 70.

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