The J. Paul Getty Museum

Fragmentary Bust of a Youth

Object Details

Title:

Fragmentary Bust of a Youth

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Roman

Place:

Roman Empire (Place Created)

Date:

A.D. 14–37

Medium:

Marble

Object Number:

71.AA.119

Dimensions:

33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of J. Paul Getty

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1960

Nicolas Koutoulakis, 1910 - 1996 (Geneva, Switzerland), sold to J. Paul Getty, 1960.

1960 - 1971

J. Paul Getty, American, 1892 - 1976 (Sutton Place, Surrey, England), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1971.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Saunders, David, Barr, Judith, and Budrovich, Nicole. “The Antiquities Provenance Project at the J. Paul Getty Museum.” In John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul Davis (eds.), Object Biographies. Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art (Houston: The Menil Collection, 2021), 209.

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), p. 18, no. 13.

Vermeule, Cornelius, and Norman Neuerberg. Catalogue of the Ancient Art in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1973), pp. 25-26, no. 53, ill.

Rinne, David, and Jiri Frel. The Bronze Statue of a Youth: an Account of the Recreation of an Ancient Statue (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1975), p. 9.

Causey, Faya. "Six Additional Heads of the Ares Ludovisi Type." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal, vol. 4 (1977), pp. 77-87, pp. 77-78, no. 2; figs. 3-4.

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. 44.

Lattimore, Steven. "Ares and the Head of Hermes." American Journal of Archaeology 83 (1979), pp. 71-78, p. 73, no. 16; pl. 9, figs. 24-27.