A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140
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Property from a European Private Collection

A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Property from a European Private Collection

A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP

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Property from a European Private Collection

A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN, HADRIANIC, CIRCA A.D. 130-140


his hair radiating from the crown and falling over the forehead in drilled comma-shaped locks, the eyes with incised irises and drilled pupils; no restorations.

Height 23 cm.


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Provenance

Baron Jean-Germain Cassel van Doorn (1882-1953), Cannes and Ruoms, France

seized from the above by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) following the German occupation in 1944, Aktion Berta (inv. no. B-2580)

transferred by the ERR via Paris to the salt mines at Alt-Aussee, Austria (inv. no. 3336)

recovered by the Allies and transferred to the Munich Central Collecting Point, July 1945 (inv. no. 4687: https://www.dhm.de/datenbank/ccp/dhm_ccp_add.php?seite=6&fld_1=4687)

repatriated to the French State on January 21st, 1948

restituted by the French Government to Baron Cassel van Doorn on April 27th, 1948

sold as part of the collection of Baron Cassel and Baronne Cassel van Doorn, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 9th, 1954, lot 4

Jean Pincket, Grimbergen, Belgium

private collection, acquired from the above on February 2nd, 1976

by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

Cf. a portrait at Castle Howard: B. Borg et al., Die antiken Skulpturen in Castle Howard, 2005, pp. 81ff., no. 38, pl. 37.


The EER Aktion Berta inventory number 2580 is painted in red on the side of the base.

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