Gaius Julius Caesar?
Fragment of the statue. Greek marble.
Total height 0,44 m. Height of the face 0,25 m.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg GlyptotekInv. No. 1811, Cat. No. 598.

Gaius Julius Caesar?

Fragment of the statue. Greek marble.
Total height 0,44 m. Height of the face 0,25 m.
Inv. No. 1811, Cat. No. 598.

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

Origin:
Portrait from Venice which came from the Palazzo Giustiniani-Recanati. Around 1600 it belonged to Federico Contarini, who was procurator in San Marco.
Description:
This fragmentary statue is an independent Caesar portrait type made in the early Julio-Claudian period. It is of Greek marble and was probably made in Greece.
Literature:
V. Poulsen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: Les Portraits Romains, vol. 1 (Copenhagen, 1962; 2nd ed., Copenhagen, 1973), p. 61, No. 30, fig. 43—45.
K. Vierneisel and P. Zanker, Bildnisse des Augustus (Munich, 1979), 8, 5.
F. Johansen, «Antichi ritratti di C. Giulio Cesare nella scultura», Analecta Romana Instituti Danici 4 (Copenhagen, 1967), p. 42, pl. 25.
P. Zanker, «Das Bildnis des M. Holconius Rufus» AA, 1981, p. 357, n. 27.
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. 29, 34.

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