Head of the Emperor Claudius by Unknown Artist

Head of the Emperor Claudius, in Parian marble.

Details

Medium:
Parian marble
Dimensions:
21 cm
Art Fund grant:
£70 ( Total: £70)
Acquired in:
1951
Vendor:
Richard Wollett

In a strongly Greek style, idealised and 'making the Emperor look as much like Augustus as possible'.

Provenance

Unknown.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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