IMPERIAL ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUTH
Mounted on a 17th Century Italian marble bust.
Severan era, mid-3RD Century AD
Head alone, 12 cm ht (4 3⁄4"). As mounted, 40.5 x 29.8 cm (16 x 11 3⁄4")
European collection, 17th Century (implied by restoration). More recently, the German private collection of the tenor Michele Tiziano, thence another German private collection, via the German market; thence, London market.
Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIX. (London, 2020) p.38
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston acc. no. 1977.337
World Museum, Liverpool, UK acc. no. 59.148.196