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Fragment from the Lid of a Sarcophagus

Object Details

Title:

Fragment from the Lid of a Sarcophagus

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Roman

Place:

Rome, Lazio, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about A.D. 225

Medium:

Italian marble (?)

Object Number:

73.AA.99.2

Dimensions:

24.7 × 43.3 cm (9 3/4 × 17 1/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
by 1893 - 1917

Valentin Chodron de Courcel, 1838 - 1917 (Cannes, France), by inheritance to his wife, Madame Valentin de Courcel, 1917.

1917 - 1923

Madame Valentin de Courcel, 1840 - 1923 (Cannes, France) [sold, Vent aux enchères des sculptures de la Villa Faustina à Cannes, Baussy et Morot, November 27, 1923, lot 2.]

- 1973

Dr. Fred Bromberg and Virginia M. Bromberg (Bay Shore, New York), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1973.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Michaelis, Ad. "La raccolta de Courcel a Cannes," Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archaeologischen Instituts, Roemische Abteilung (1893), pp. 172-183, p. 182, no. 22.

Morot, René and M. J. Baussy. Succession de Mme de Courcel: Vente aux enchères des Sculptures de la Villa Faustina à Cannes. November 27, 1923, no. 2.

Frel, Jiří. Antiquities in the J. Paul Getty Museum: A Checklist; Sculpture II: Greek Portraits and Varia (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, November 1979), p. 25, no. V38.

Andreae, Bernard. Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs. Die Sarkophag mit Darstellungen aus dem Menschleben. Berlin, Vol. I, part 2, no. 46; pl. 75.4.

Koch, Guntram and Helmut Sichtermann. Roemische Sarkophage (Munich: 1982), p. 96 f.

Koch, Guntram, with Karol Wight. Roman Funerary Sculpture: Catalogue of the Collections (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1988), pp. 43-44, no. 14, ill.