Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man

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Portrait of a Young Man

Julio-Claudian


Perhaps the portrait of a Julio-Claudian prince, this miniature head likely belonged to a small bust carved in large-grained Greek island marble.  His features are not so rounded as to suggest a very young boy, but someone in his youth.

Roman Art

Perhaps the portrait of a Julio-Claudian prince, this miniature head likely belonged to a small bust carved in large-grained Greek island marble.  His features are not so rounded as to suggest a very young boy, but someone in his youth.

Object Information

culture
Roman
period
Julio-Claudian
creation date
Julio-Claudian (ca. A.D. 14-38)
materials
Greek Island Marble
dimensions
H: 5 1/2 in.
accession number
59.45
credit line
Gift of J. W. Alsdorf
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Ancient Art of the Mediterranean
colors