Livia.

Basanite. Circa 31 BCE.
Height 32 cm.
Inv. No. 1035.

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
Provenance is unknown. Purchased in 1860, formerly in Roger, Hope and Fould collections of antiquities.
Literature:
Bartman E., Portraits of Livia. Imaging the Imperial Woman in Augustan Rome, Cambridge University Press, 1999, p. 185—186, n. 86, fig. 12, 177.
Belli-Pasqua R., Sculture di eta romana in basalto, 1995, p. 70—71, n. 7, pl. 6—7.
Winkes R., Livia, Octavia, Julia. Porträts und Darstellungen, Louvain-la-Neuve and Providence, 1995, p. 206, n. 215.
Kersauson K. (de), Catalogue des portraits romains, I, Paris, 1986, p. 98—99, n. 43.
Charbonneau J., «Un portrait présumé de Marcellus», in Monuments et Mémoires. Fondation Piot, 51, 1960, p. 54—65.
Poulsen V., Les Portraits Romains, I. République et dynastie Julienne, Publications de la Glyptothèque Ny-Carlsberg No. 7, 1960, p. 66, n. 34.
Credits:
© 2010. Photo: M. Ponomarchuk.
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