Head of Germanicus
Marble.
After 19 CE.
Height 34 cm.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg GlyptotekInv. No. 756.Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Head of Germanicus.

Marble.
After 19 CE.
Height 34 cm.
Inv. No. 756.

Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek
(København, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek)

Origin:
Acquired in 1887 from Count Tyszkiewicz.
Description:

53. Germanicus

This portrait of Germanicus is of a type from Gabii in the Louvre (K. de Kersauson, Catalogue des portraits romains I (1986) no. 64). It is a posthumous portrait, executed sometime after 19 A.D.

I. N. 756
Head.
Marble. H. 0.34.
The rims of the ears, the tip of the nose and the left corner of the mouth are damaged.
Acquired in 1887 from Count Tyszkiewicz, through the mediation of Helbig.

F. Johansen
Literature:
F. Poulsen 1951, Cat. 633; V. Poulsen 1973, Cat. 52; Vostchinina, Portrait, no. 11, 143; Kiss, L’Iconographie, 101—2, 123, fig. 238—9; H. Jucker, Mélange d’Histoire Ancienne et d’Archéologie offerts à Paul Collart (1976) 252, n. 80 E; Fittschen, Erbach, 52, no. 3, 53 ff.; idem, I Ritratti di Germanico, Universita degli Studi di Macerata 39 (1987) 214, fig. 30; D. Boschung, JRA 6 (1993) 60.
Credits:
(сс) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
© 1994. Description: F. Johansen. Catalogue Roman Portraits, vol. I, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 1994. P. 130, cat. no. 53.
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