The subject is intended to be a likeness of Caius Caesar, called Caligula (b. 12 A.D., emperor 37–41), but cannot be certainly a likeness since the portraits of the emperors of this period are all very similar in appearance.
Inscription: Stamped below portrait: Caius
Mrs. Garrett Ryckman Pier , New York (until 1909; her sale, American Art Galleries, New York, November 16–20, 1909, no. 471; sold as a pair with 09.194.16a to MMA)