Exhibition: ‘Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World’ at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, Los Angeles
Portrait of Aule Meteli “The Arringatore” 125-100 B.C. Greek Bronze and copper H: 170 x W: 68.6 x D: 101.6 cm (5 ft 6 15/16 x 27 x 40 in.) Image courtesy of the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana – Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Firenze Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Firenze
Roman Bust: Boston MFA
Roman Bust: Boston MFA A Roman portrait of Carrara marble dated by the Boston MFA to the early imperial period (ca. 30 BCE-50 CE) is characterized by the "extreme realism" of the subject. See similar examples from this set from the Vatican Museums in Rome (e.g. Vatican inv. 1751 or Capitoline Museums inv. 2433). Boston MFA Inv. 1991.534
Denarius. 56BC. Moneyer Faustus Cornelius Sulla. (obverse) Bust of Diana right, draped and wearing diadem; above, crescent; behind, lituus; before, inscription. Border of dots. (reverse) Sulla seated left; on left, Bocchus kneeling and holding olive-branch in right hand; on right, Jugurtha kneeling with hands tied behind back; on right, inscription. Border of dots.