Bust of Lucius Verus.

Marble. Third quarter of the 2nd century.
Height 38 in. (96.5 cm)
TLY03C.

Royal-Athena Galleries

Origin:
From an ancient private collection; castle Pierredon, Egguire, France.
2004 New York, Royal-Athena Galleries.
Description:
Emperor in 161169. It is dressed in an armour from above draped with a paludamentum, retained of fibula on a right shoulder.
Insignificant restoration works of 18 century in the field of the person (a nose, a upper lip).
Literature:
Cf. head from the Toledo Art Museum, publ.: C. Vermeule, Greek and Roman Sculpture in America, no. 287.
Credits:
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: marble marmo busto ritratto maschile male portrait bust of the roman emperor Lucius Verus armour armor military dress cloak paludamentum TLY03C
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