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Emperor Clodius Albinus
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Emperor Clodius Albinus

193 - 196. Marble, 88 x 69 cm.

This work is particularly valuable as one of the very few surviving effigies of emperor Clodius Albinus (193-197 A.D.), who fought Septimus Severus with the support of the Senate in 196 A.D., and managed to continue as emperor of Gaul from 193 to 196 A.D. Albinus´ hair is inspired by portraits from the court of Marcus Aurelius.


Technical data

Inventory number
Taller romano
Emperor Clodius Albinus
193 - 196
High/Height: 88 cm.; Width: 69 cm.; Base/bottom: 31 cm.; Weight: 115 Kg.
Royal Collection

Bibliography +

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de la escultura, [s.n.], Madrid, 1908.

Barrón. Eduardo, Catálogo de la escultura, Imprenta y fototipia de J. Lacoste, Madrid, 1908, pp. 144, n.187.

Ricard, Robert, Marbres Antiques du Musee du Prado a Madrid, Feret & Fils, Burdeos, 1923.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catalogo de la Escultura, [s.n], Madrid, 1957.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de la escultura, Patronato Nacional de Museos, Madrid, 1981.

Schröder, Stephan F., Catálogo de la escultura clásica: Museo del Prado, I, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 1993, pp. 248-251.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Escultura clásica : guía, Fundación Marcelino Botín; Museo del Prado, Santander, 1999, pp. 163.

Entre dioses y hombres: esculturas clásicas del Albertinum de Dresde y el Museo del Prado, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2008, pp. 320.

Other inventories +

Inv. Real Museo, Escultura, 1857. Núm. 6.
6. Busto de sugeto desconocido, es de marmol de Carrara. / Alto del busto 2 pies, 8 pulg. / ID. la base 7 pulgadas.

Exhibitions +

Dioses transfigurados - Escultura clásica del Museo del Prado en Dresde
20.05.2009 - 27.09.2009

Among Gods and Men
04.11.2008 - 12.04.2009

Location +

Room 071 (On Display)

Update date: 05-04-2016 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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