Gaius Julius Caesar. Profile
Total height 0.91 m. Height of face 0.45 m.
White marble. The time of Trajan.
Naples, National Archaeological MuseumInv. No. 6038.

Gaius Julius Caesar. Profile.

Total height 0.91 m. Height of face 0.45 m.
White marble. The time of Trajan.
Inv. No. 6038.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli)

Origin:
From Farnese collection.
Literature:
P. E. Visconti, Ikonographie Romaine, vol. 2 (Paris, 1824), p. 19—20, pl. 17—18.
J. J. Bernoulli, Römische Ikonographie, vol. 1 (Stuttgart, 1882), No. 1.
F. Johansen, «Antichi ritratti di C. Giulio Cesare nella scultura», Analecta Romana Instituti Danici 4 (Copenhagen, 1967), p. 37, pl. 20a—b.
B. Ashmole, Forgeries of Ancient Sculpture: Creation and Detection, The First J. L. Myres Memorial Lecture Delivered in New College, Oxford, May 9, 1961 (Oxford, 1961), p. 6.
Credits:
© 1987. Photo, text: Johansen F. S. «Portraits in Marble of Gaius Julius Caesar: a Review». Ancient Portraits in the J. Paul Getti Museum. Vol. I. 1987, p. 28, 32.

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