Inventory number
E00161
Author
Anonymous
Title
Bust of Antoninus Pius
Chronology
140-150 A.D.; 17th century
Technique
Sculpted
Marble
Dimensions
108 cm x 75 cm x 35 cm - 134,4 kg
School
Ancient Art
Theme
Portrait
On display
Yes
Provenance
Royal Collection

A bust of the Roman emperor, Antoninus Pius (86-161 A.D.), of a type set by the government itself from the moment he took power. This type of portrait went essentially unchanged during his entire reign.

This sculpture consists of a seventeenth-century bust and a head dating from the middle of the first century A.D.

 
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