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Head of a Boy, Possibly Lucius, Son of Agrippa (?)
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Head of a Boy, Possibly Lucius, Son of Agrippa (?)


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Description This head of a boy has hair that is broken and worn, and covered with dirt. The face is clean, possibly recut. The piece is broken at the neck. It is probably a forgery.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/20/1970Treatmentcleaned
3/28/1989Treatmentmounted
Exhibitions
  • Artful Deception: The Craft of the Forger. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City; Portland Museum of Art, Portland; The Fine Arts Center at Cheekwood, Nashville; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento; Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison; Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester; The Barnum Museum, Bridgeport. 1987-1992.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1922 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1922 (?)

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Creator
Period
late 1st century BC (?)
Medium
black basalt
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.124
Measurements
H: 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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