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Male Portrait Head
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Male Portrait Head


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Description This marble portrait head depicts a man with a very low beard and moustache. His pupils and irises are incised, his nose is restored, there is some red color in his hair, and the back of his neck is extended as if for attachment.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/23/1961Treatmentcleaned
7/06/1970Treatmentcleaned
1/01/1992Technical Reportx-ray diffraction; other
Exhibitions
  • An Exhibition of the Treasures of The Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton; Pace Wildenstein Gallery, New York. 1967.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Period
253-268 CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.12
Measurements
H: 10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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