12 June 2002
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT BUST OF A MAN
Flavian Period, Circa 69-96 A.D.
Depicting a middle-aged man with his head turned to the right, his cap-like hair a mass of short curls, his round fleshy face with a wrinkled forehead and furrowed brow, his modeled brows gently arching over lidded convex eyes, deep creases below, with thick naso-labial folds and wide cheeks, his thin lips pursed and double-chin rounded
27¾ in. (70.5 cm) high
Antiquities, Christie's London, 21 April 1999, lot 177
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An accompanying label reads "From Stanwick Hall, the seat of the Duke of Northumberland".
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