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ID: 700002302Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Head of a Man (possibly a portrait of Cicero, 106 - 43 B.C.) (sculpture (visual work); Attributed to Conrat Meit (German, about 1480s - 1550/1551) ...; about 1515; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 96.SA.2)
Note: This alabaster head represents a man of mature age, as indicated by his gaunt facial features, deep "crow's feet" at the outer corners of his eyes, creased forehead, and sagging skin at his neck. His hair, rendered in unusual, spaghetti-like strands, is combed forward toward his face. In addition to the concavity of his forehead and cheeks, the subject's most striking feature is the prominent mole or wart at the outer corner of the proper left eye.Attributed to Conrat Meit (German, about 1480s - 1550/1551)
Titles:
Head of a Man (possibly a portrait of Cicero, 106 - 43 B.C.) (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Head of a Man (Possibly a Portrait of Cicero) (C,U,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
sculpture (visual work) [300047090] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)
heads (representations) [300262520]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by subject type>, figures (representations))

Classifications:
sculpture (preferred)

Creation Date: about 1515

Creator Display:
Attributed to Conrat Meit (German, about 1480s - 1550/1551) [preferred,JPGM]
Meit, Conrat (German sculptor, ca. 1480-ca. 1550, active in the Netherlands) [500002914]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 96.SA.2
Other: Creation: Deutschland [7000084] Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Alabaster
onyx marble [300011337]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, rock, metamorphic rock, marble (rock), <marble by color or pattern>)

Dimensions: Object: H: 33 x W: 27.3 x D: 22.8 cm, Weight: 15.4223 kg (13 x 10 3/4 x 9 in., 34 lb.)
Cultures:
German (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Renaissance [300021140] (preferred,style)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <European styles and periods>, <Renaissance-Baroque styles and periods>)

General Subject:
portrait (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
Marcus Tullius Cicero (Roman statesman and orator, 106-43 BCE) [500242756]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)

Provenance: Guy Ladrière, - 1996
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Head of a Man (possibly a portrait of Cicero, 106 - 43 B.C.)........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Head of a Man (Possibly a Portrait of Cicero)........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Subject: ....... [JPGM,VP]
Note:
English ..... [JPGM]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
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