Portrait head of a Flavian Roman

Item number: 21232

Bust-portrait based on the portrait of a lady from the Museo Capitolino, Rome
 

Category: Busts


79,90 €
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1,80 Kg
Dimensions ( width × height ):
16,00 × 25,00 cm

Portrait head of a Flavian Roman

Dating late Trajanian-Early Hadrian


This stylish woman portrait shows a young roman lady with an elaborate curly hairstyle. Because of the kind of the hairstyle one can classify this representation well into the time 1-2.century AD. The portrait shows a young Roman lady turning her head slightly sideways away from the viewer. Her facial features appear relaxed and rather dreamy. On the rather narrow face with a very slender neck sits an elaborately created typical hairstyle of the 1st century AD.
This hairstyle captivates by its high piled up curls in the front head area and the elaborately created lichen nest at the back of the head. A parting drawn from ear to ear, across the head divides this hairstyle into two special areas. The front curly toupee is a tiara piled up with corkscrew curls, which stands in extreme contrast to the back plaited nest. Here individual strands of hair are formed into stable braids and interwoven with each other.

  • bright bust on real marble base
  • Extensive curly hairstyle from Flavian times
  • 25cm
     

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5 from 5 One of Romes most beautiful works of art.

I recently purchased The Portrait head of a Flavian Roman and I am so happy with this beautiful piece of Roman art. She gazes into the distance with head turned to the left. Her neck is long and slender and her curly and braided hair is a picture captured in time of a Flavian Roman woman. Thank you to all my friends at Der Roemer Shop for making this wonder piece of art available to add beauty to our homes.
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George Marcinek

., 21.06.2021
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