|ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF THE EMPEROR HADRIAN (AD 117-138)
Turned to the left with gaze directed upwards, drilled wavy hair swept forward over the tight knit brow and tight curls framing the face.
Back of head restored. Mounted on an ancient bust, possibly belonging.
Ex: Maynard Mitchell collection, Rose Place, Claines, Worcester, England, 1992; M.B. collection, Woodland Hills, California.
Ca. AD 117-140
H. of head 13 1/4 in. (33.6 cm.); H. of bust 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm.); H. of bust with socle 25 3/4 in. (65.4 cm.)
Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 14