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Portrait of a Man
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Portrait of a Man


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description During the Republic, men in power wanted their portraits to express the qualities they associated with leadership: experience, determination, practicality, and valor. Such an image tended to have a realistic appearance, with a direct gaze and heavily lined face.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/22/1961Treatmentcleaned
1/01/1992Technical Reportx-ray diffraction; other
Exhibitions
  • Highlights from the Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998-2001.
Provenance Joseph Brummer Sale, New York, June 9, 1949, no. 417; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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Creator
Period
ca. 40 BCE (Late Republican)
Medium
Pentelic marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.209
Measurements
12 1/16 x 7 1/8 x 9 in. (30.6 x 18.1 x 22.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
  • Mount Pentelikon (Source of Materials)

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