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.
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- Highlights from the Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998-2001.
Provenance Ugo Jandolo, Rome, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Brummer, New York and Paris, 1936, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. P13152]; Joseph Brummer Sale, New York, June 9, 1949, no. 417; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949
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