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76862
Object Number: MS4030
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Naples (uncertain)
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Augustan Period
Date Made: 1-50
Early Date: 1
Late Date: 50
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Head
Child
Caligula?
Height: 20cm
Width: 14.5cm
Depth: 15.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1901
Other Number0509 - Cast Number

Description

Head of human child. Excellent condition. Under life size. Broken just below base of neck, preserves few flaring edges of small bust. Back of head and neck cut off in slightly diagonal plane. Caplike mass of hair ending in bangs over chubby face, facing frontally. Eyes rimmed evenly by thin lids, merge into contours. Brows unincised also merge into contours. Cheeks, dimpled, consisting of many small planes melting into one another and looking polished. Locks flame-shaped, overlapping, forking into blunt ended strands. Ears exceptionally close to head.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Romano, Irene B. 2006. Classical Sculpture; Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 213, no. 105View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 81, no. 121View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ackland Art Center. 1970. "Ancient Portraits: A show of Greek and Etruscan and Roman sculptures.". : Page/Fig./Plate: Cat. # 17View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1905. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie zu Munchen. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 261, no. 35View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 174, no. 30View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Poulsen, Frederik. 1921. Ikonographische Miscellen. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 21 (?)View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Poulsen, Frederik. 1950. Glimpses of Roman Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: fig. 105View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1913. Kleine schriften. vol. II (1912-1913).View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Poulsen, Frederik. 1923. Greek and Roman Portraits in English Country Houses. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 55, no. 30, f.n. 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Gercke, Wendula B. 1968. Untersuchungen zum ròˆmischen Kinderportràˆt.View Objects cited in this Publication

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