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Intaglio with the Head of a Julio-Claudian Prince
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Intaglio with the Head of a Julio-Claudian Prince


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This intaglio depicts the head of a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty in profile to the left. The subject’s classicized facial features and tousled hair are characteristic of the art made during the reign of the emperor Augustus.
Conservation

Examined

An impression was made of the intaglio for purposes of exhibition. The object was cleaned afterward.

Date Description Narrative
12/22/1960Treatmentother
7/01/2001Treatmentcleaned; other
8/18/2015ExaminationExamined
10/20/2015TreatmentCleaned
Exhibitions
  • Madame de Pompadour, Patron and Printmaker. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2016.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
2nd century CE (Imperial)
Medium
amethyst
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.140
Measurements
H: 7/8 × W: 5/8 × D: 1/4 in. (2.2 × 1.6 × 0.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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