A Roman Marble Portrait Bust of an Aristocratic Lady, possibly Domitilla the Elder

A Roman Marble Portrait Bust of an Aristocratic Lady, possibly Domitilla the Elder
A Roman Marble Portrait Bust of an Aristocratic Lady, possibly Domitilla the Elder
A Roman Marble Portrait Bust of an Aristocratic Lady, possibly Domitilla the Elder
A Roman Marble Portrait Bust of an Aristocratic Lady, possibly Domitilla the Elder

A Roman Marble Portrait Bust of an Aristocratic Lady, possibly Domitilla the Elder

Period

Late neronian-early flavian period, 1st century B.C.

Dimension

37 cm high

Provenance

Catalogue des Précieuses Collections d’Objets d’Arts appartenant au Prof. Elie Volpi, Jandolo et Tavazzi, 3 mai 1910, lot 53
Château de Beaumesnil, near Rouen, France
http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/1059776
http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/1059777

Publications

Brigitte Freyer-Schauenburg

Porträtbüste einer Dame in Schweizer Privatbesitz, in: Baki Öğün’e Armağan (Mélanges offerts à Baki Öğün), VII, 2007, 97-108, Abb. 1-5.

Literature

H. R. Goette

Das Bildnis des Marcus Vilonius Varro in Kopenhagen, Boreas 7 (1984) 89-104; K. Fittschen, Von Einsatzbüsten und freistehenden Büsten: Zum angeblichen Bildnis der „Keltenfürstin Adobogiona“ aus Pergamon, in: Rome et ses provinces. Genèse & Diffusion d’une Image du Pouvoir, Hommages à J.-C. Balty (2001) 109 ff.

About the collection of Schloss Beaumesnil see Hans Fürstenberg Le Grand Siècle en France et ses bibliophiles. Volumes à provenance, manuscrits et documents de la Fondation Furstenberg-Beaumesnil et de la Collection Jean et Eugénie Furstenberg. Hauswedell, Hamburg 1972, 145. 148ff.

Comparanda

A closely related piece is preserved at the Ostiense Museum