Explore Collections Explore The Collections
You are here: CollectionsOnline  /  Later neo-classic bust of a youth in the Roman early imperial style
top left corner
top right corner
bottom left corner
bottom right corner
image M304

Later neo-classic bust of a youth in the Roman early imperial style

Grained marble, probably Italian

Height (excluding pedestal and base): 36cm
Length (face from hairline to bottom of chin): 15cm

Museum number: M304

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 418help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

The line between portraits of persons unknown to us after the Antique and imitations of ancient heads is very thin, as examples form several national sources bear witness. Compare this bust with examples in the Heim, London, Paintings and Sculptures 1770-1830, Autumn Exhibition, 1972, Catalogue, nos, 28. 47, 50, and 51, and references cited.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Unrecorded.


If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk