THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Portraiture | Roman Portraiture | Portraits of the Roman emperors and their family and friends | Claudius | Valeria Messalina (wife of Claudius)
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of Agrippina Minor or Valeria Messalina.
Marble.
First half of the 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. PG 4.
Aquileia, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of Agrippina Minor or Valeria Messalina.
Marble.
First half of the 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. PG 4.
Aquileia, National Archaeological Museum.
3. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Cameo with portrait busts of an Imperial Julio-Claudian couple.
White on brown layered sardonyx.
Mid-1st century CE.
Inv. No. 98.754.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of Messalina? The Alesia-Louvre type.
White marble. 41—54 CE?
Dijon, Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Valeria Messalina with her son Britannicus
Marble. Ca. 45 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1224.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Valeria Messalina with her son Britannicus
Marble. Ca. 45 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1224.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Valeria Messalina with her son Britannicus
Marble. Ca. 45 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1224.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Valeria Messalina with her son Britannicus
Marble. Ca. 45 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1224.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
9. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Cameo “Claudius and Messalina on a chariot”.
Sardonyx. Rome, Mid-1st cent. CE.
Frame made by Josias Belle in 17th cent.
Inv. No. Camee. 276.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
10. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Cameo “Messalina with her children”.
Sardonyx. 40—42 CE.
Frame made in the 17th cent.
Inv. No. Camee. 277.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Messalina, the fifth (sic!) wife of Claudius.
Marble. 1st century.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Emperors.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Female portrait.
Marble. Second half of the 1st century.
Inv. No. MC 424.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Emperors.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Female portrait.
Marble. Second half of the 1st century.
Inv. No. MC 424.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Emperors.