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Ancient Art

Portrait of a young girl

1–25 A.D.

Marble

28.956 × 25.4 cm (11 3/8 × 10 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund
1995.80.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
1st century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Nickolaus Nickoloff, art dealer, Bulgaria; William Lee, Boston, Mass., acquired from the above, 1920s; Dr. Alvin Friedman-Kien Collection, New York, NY, acquired from the above (his grandfather), 1960s; Robert Haber and Associates, New York, NY, acquired from the above; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1995.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 75, 155, ill.

Susan B. Matheson and Diana E.E. Kleiner, I Claudia Women in Ancient Rome, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 166–167, no. 121, ill.

Katherine A. Schwab and Marice Rose, A Cultural History of Hair in Antiquity, ed. Mary Harlow, 1 (London: Bloomsbury Press, 2019), 32, 34–35, fig. 2.3.

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.