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Head of a Man
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Head of a Man


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Description This portrait head might have at one point in time been treasured as evoking the emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius (reigned 161-180) as a young man. Scholars are not now certain that this head represents Marcus Aurelius, but it is modeled in subtle, naturalistic detail in the "antique manner."
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969ExaminationExamined for condition; X-ray fluorescence
3/02/1978Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Antiquity in the Renaissance. Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton. 1978.
  • The Allure of Bronze. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1916 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1916

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Period
ca. 1540 (Renaissance)
Medium
bronze
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.240
Measurements
H: 13 1/4 in. (33.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)

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