A marble portrait bust of a woman, possibly Faustina Major

A marble portrait bust of a woman, possibly Faustina Major
A marble portrait bust of a woman, possibly Faustina Major
A marble portrait bust of a woman, possibly Faustina Major
A marble portrait bust of a woman, possibly Faustina Major

A marble portrait bust of a woman, possibly Faustina Major

Period

Roman, 140-160 A.D.

Dimension

52 cm high

Provenance

Moïse Lévy de Benzion (1873-1943)
Sold at auction, Zamalek, Cairo, 14 May 1947, Lot 53
Paul Mallon (1884-1974), Paris
French private collection, circa 1955-1984
Swiss private collection, 1984-2016

Exhibition

Bronze et Or, Visage de Marc Aurèle, Empereur, Capitaine, Moraliste , Hellas Roma 1996, 71f.

Comparanda

Paul Graindur, Bustes et statues-portraits d'Egypte Romaine,1931 (Büste einer Aristokratin)