London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A MAN
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Wearing acanthus or vine wreath around his head, with head turned to his right, the eyes with articulated pupils, repaired neck, mounted
14½ in. (37 cm.) high
Bronze label on reverse of base reads "Brought from Rome 1902". Acquired by the father of the present owner in the late 1940s/early 1950s from a private collection.
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