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Marble male portrait bust

Mid Imperial, Hadrianic
ca. A.D. 130
Overall: 11 3/8 x 18 3/16 in. (28.9 x 46.2 cm)
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The fragmentary bust of a man in a paludamentum (military cloak) was later hollowed out for use as a gutter spout.
[Until 1926, with Giovanni Fabiani, Rome]; acquired in 1926, from G. Fabiani.

Alexander, Christine. 1930. "Miscellaneous Classical Sculptures." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 25(7): p. 169, fig. 6.

Alexander, Christine. 1931. "Notes: Gifts of Classical Anqituities." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 26(1): p. 169, fig. 6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1948. Roman Portraits, 2nd edn. no. 69, p. iv, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Goette, Hans Rupprecht. 1984. "Zwei Frühseverische Bildnisse in Bonn." Bonner Jahrbücher des Rheinisehen Landesmuseum in Bonn und des Vereins von Altertumsfreunden im Rheinlande, 184: p. 126 n. 4.

Zanker, Paul. 2016. Roman Portraits: Sculptures in Stone and Bronze in the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 55, pp. 158–59, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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