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Portrait Head of Diogenes

Object Details

Title:

Portrait Head of Diogenes

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Roman

Place:

Roman Empire (Place Created)

Date:

late 2nd century A.D.

Medium:

Marble

Object Number:

73.AA.131

Dimensions:

33 cm (13 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1973

Royal Athena Galleries, by partial exchange with the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1973.

Bibliography
Bibliography

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Vereinigung der Buchantiquare und Kupferstichhändler in der Schweiz. Schweizerische Kunst- und Antiquitätenmesse im Kunstmuseum Bern. (Bern, 1968), pp. 56-57, ill.

Frel, Jirí. "Puget's Philosopher." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art, November 1970, pp. 281-283, p. 283, n. 7 (under Richter citation).

Frel, Jirí, and Elizabeth Buckley. Greek and Roman Portraits in the J. Paul Getty Museum. exh. cat. California State University at Northridge, October 16-November 11, 1973 (1973), no. 10.

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. 62.

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. 11, no. G34.

Frel, Jiří. Greek Portraits in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1981), pp. 96-97, 116, no. 46.

Index der antiken Kunst und Architektur: Denkmäler des griechisch-römischen Altertums in der Photosammlung des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Rom...Begleitband: Register und Kommentar. (New York : K.G. Saur, 1988), p. 73, fiche 310, C1-5.

von den Hoff, R. Philosophenportrats (Munich: Biering and Brinkmann, 1994), p. 46, n. 32.

Dillon, Sheila. Studies in the Civic and Intellectual Portraits of the Greeks. Dissertation, Institute of Fine Arts, New York. 1994, p. 207, cat. no. 36 (2).

van den Hoff, Ralf. "Ein Dichterbildniss des 2.Jhs.v.Chr." Archaeologischer Anzeiger (1995), 3, pp. 457-471, pp. 458-59, and passim; figs. 5-8.

Dillon, Sheila. Ancient Greek Portrait Sculpture: Contexts, Subjects and Styles (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), pp. 20-24, figs. 18, 20, 22, 24, cat A29.1.