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Medallion with the Bust of a Young Man

Object Details

Title:

Medallion with the Bust of a Young Man

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Roman

Place:

Roman Empire (Place Created)

Date:

A.D. 300–400

Medium:

Marble

Object Number:

73.AA.113

Dimensions:

55 cm (21 5/8 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1897

Henri Hoffmann, 1823 - 1897 (Paris, France)

1897 - 1899

Heirs of Henri Hoffmann, 1823 - 1897 [sold, Collection H. Hoffman Antiquities, Hotel Drouot, Paris, May 15-19, 1899, lot 622, to Forrer.]

1899 -
- 1973

Nicolas Koutoulakis, 1910 - 1996 (Geneva, Switzerland), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1973.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Caesars and Citizens: Roman Portrait Sculpture from the J. Paul Getty Museum (April 26, 1981 to February 28, 1982)
  • Philbrook Museum of Art (Tulsa), April 26 to July 12, 1981
  • Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery (Austin), September 17 to December 6, 1981
  • Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix), January 6 to February 28, 1982
Bibliography
Bibliography

Hotel Drouot, Paris. Sale cat. Collection H. Hoffman. May 15, 1899, p. 146, no. 622 (where said to be found in Rome); pl. XLI.

Heintze, Helga Freifrau von. “Imago Clipeata.” Ph.D. diss. (Universität Hamburg, 1949), no. 109, pl. 40.

Winkes, Rudolf. Clipeata imago: Studien zu einer römischen Bildnisform (Bonn: Rudolf Habelt Verlag GMBH, 1969), pp. 196-197, Paris 1.

Fredericksen, Burton B., et al. Guidebook: The J. Paul Getty Museum. 3rd ed. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1976), p. 47.

Fredericksen, Burton B., Jiří Frel, and Gillian Wilson. Guidebook: The J. Paul Getty Museum. 4th ed. Sandra Morgan, ed. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1978), p. 60.

Frel, Jirí. In collaboration with Sandra Knudsen Morgan. Roman Portraits in the Getty Museum. Exh. cat. for "Caesars and Citizens," Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 26-July 12, 1981, pp. 94-95, 130, no. 78, ill.

de Chaisemartin, Nathalie, and Emel Örgen. "Les documents sculptés de Silahtaraga. Éditions Recherche sur les Civilisations." Mémoire 46 (Paris, 1984), 14.

Frel, Jiří. "The Portraits of Demetrios Polioketes by Lysippos and Teisikrates." In Studia Varia (Rome: Bretschneider, 1994), "Notes on Roman Portraits: I Varia," pp. 121-37, viz. 128, no. 11.

Bergmann, Marianne. Chiragan, Aphrodisias, Konstantinopel: Zur mythologischen Skulptur der Spätantike. Palilia 7 (Wiesbaden, 1999), 45, 47, 51, 57, pls. 34-35.

Grossman, Janet Burnett. Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003), pp. 33, ill.

Vorster, Christiane. "Spätantike Bildhauerwerkstätten in Rom: Beobachtungen zur Idealskulptur der nachkonstantinischen Zeit," Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts 128 (2013), p. 393-497, pp. 449, 452.

Budrovich, Nicole. “Framed and Fabulous: An Ancient Tondo Returns to View.” The Iris (April 17, 2018), http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/framed-and-fabulous-an-ancient-tondo-returns-to-view/  (accessed April 24, 2018).