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Portrait bust of a Girl

ca A.D. 140

Marble

54.61 x 31.75 x 24.13 cm (21 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2013.154.1
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Late Hadrianic or early Antonine
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Aldobrandini Collection (no. 152), Rome, prior to 1626 until at least 1814 (I owe this information to Prof.ssa Mariagrazia Picozzi, University of Rome, and contact with her to Professor Klaus Fittschen); with Stefano Bardini, Florence, 1893; purchased from Bardini by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein, 1893; Vaduz and Vienna, collection Princes of Liechtenstein 1893-1982; sale Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London,13-14 December 1982, lot 271; private collection, New York City (the name known to the curator but not to be published, at least until after acquisition by Yale)

Bibliography: 

Fiorenza Scalia and Cristina di Benedictis, Il Museo Bardini a Firenze, 2 vols. (Milan: Electa, 1984), vol. 1, pl. 15.

Gabriella Capecchi, L’archivio storico fotografico di Stefano Bardini: Arte greca, etrusca, romana (Florence: A. Bruschi, 1993), 39, fig. 101–2.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.