Gaius Julius Caesar
Fake. Private collection, Geneva

Gaius Julius Caesar.

Fake.

Private collection, Geneva

Origin:
In 1965 appeared on the art market in Munich, was bought by a Swiss private collector and now in in Geneva.
Description:
It is a life-sized and almost completely preserved. Although it would appear to be of the same quality as Chiaramonti 107, it is a fake. Unfortunately it copies even the modern parts of the Chiaramonti portrait: the nose, neck, chin, and mouth.
Literature:
Apollo (September 1965), p. xiv.
F. Johansen, «Antichi ritratti di C. Giulio Cesare nella scultura», Analecta Romana Instituti Danici 4 (Copenhagen, 1967), p. 55.
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. 39.
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