Portrait of a Young Lady - ROM2010_11494_8

ROM2010_11494_8

Portrait of a Young Lady

Medium:Marble
Geography: Italy
Date: About 140-150 AD
Period: Early Antonine, Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
18 x 12.5 x 14.95 cm
Object number: 2000.37.1
Credit Line: Gift of Edith and Donald Layne in memory of Renate and Haddon Common; Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur L'Exportation et L'Importation de Biens Culturels
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Roman sculpture techniques
Description

Portrait of a Young Lady

In this piece, the sculptor has created a sensitive portrait with a delicate, skin-like surface. The eye pupils and irises are drilled and incised, a practice that began in the time of Emperor Hadrian (AD 117-138).

Collection:
Roman World
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