Portrait Head of Euripides

Object Details

Title:

Portrait Head of Euripides

Artist/Maker:

Unknown
After an original by Lysippos

Culture:

Roman

Place:

Lesbos, Greece (Place created)

Date:

2nd century A.D.

Medium:

Marble

Object Number:

79.AA.133

Dimensions:

34 cm (13 3/8 in.)

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Provenance
- 1922

Socrate, sold to Imre Brummer, 1922.

1922

Imre Brummer, consigned to Joseph Brummer, 1922.

1922 - 1947

Joseph Brummer, Hungarian, 1883 - 1947, by inheritance to his heirs, 1947.

1947 - 1949

Estate of Joseph Brummer, Hungarian, 1883 - 1947, by inheritance to his heirs, 1949.

1949 - 1964

Ernest Brummer, Hungarian, 1891 - 1964, by inheritance to his wife, Ella Baché Brummer, 1964.

1964 - 1979

Ella Baché Brummer [sold, the Ernest Brummer Collection, Galerie Koller, Zurich, October 16-19, 1979, lot 630., to the J. Paul Getty Museum.]

Bibliography

Galerie Koller, Zurich. Sale cat., The Ernest Brummer Collection, October 16-19, 1979, p. 235, no. 630.

Antonaccio, C. M. "Style, Reuse, and Context in a Roman Portrait at Princeton," Archaeologischer Anzeiger 3 (1992), 414-452, p. 449, n. 30.