Marble bust of a man, Marble, Roman

Marble bust of a man

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.139.20
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Beardless man with cloak on left shoulder. The barely articulated hairstyle is divided into three sections but is finished solely at the edges.
From Rome Until 1922, with Ernst Steinmann, Rome; acquired in 1922, purchased from E. Steinmann.

Pinney, Margaret E. 1924. "Miscellaneous Greek and Roman Sculptures." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(8): pp. 193–94, fig. 1.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1941. Roman Portraits, Vol. 2. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1948. Roman Portraits, 2nd edn. no. 97, p. vi, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Zanker, Paul. 2016. Roman Portraits: Sculptures in Stone and Bronze in the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 50, p. 149, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.