|ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD, POSSIBLY CLODIUS ALBINUS, ROMAN EMPEROR (AD 193-197)
With thick curly beard and moustache, the eyes set back beneath the heavy brow, with crescentic pupils and drilled tear-ducts, his hair spiralling from the crown in luxuriant waves and framing the face in thick curls.
Ex Collection of Robert B. Nevin (1925-2006), California, acquired in the 1970s.
Late 2nd Century AD
H. 13 in. (33 cm.)
Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 17