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Intaglio Portrait of Julius Caesar
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Intaglio Portrait of Julius Caesar


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The lean features of Julius Caesar as an older man were well known from Roman coins and have been deftly rendered here as an intaglio. With a later gold mount.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/09/1979Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • I, Claudius: Art in the Age of Julio-Claudians. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1977-1978.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1942; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1942

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Creator
Period
1525-1600 (Renaissance)
Medium
nicolo
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1083
Measurements
1 5/16 x 1 in. (3.4 x 2.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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