Roman, Augustan Age

Portrait Head of Emperor Augustus, crowned with a laurel wreath (63 B.C. – 14 A.D.)

c. 30 B.C. - 14 A.D.


62 cm (24 ³/₈ inches)

Private collection, United Kingdom

Private collection, Roundhay, Leeds, United Kingdom, since c. 1960 according to the Executor of the Estate
Related Literature
P. Zanker, Augustus und die Macht der Bilder, Munich, 1987 (ed. The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus, Ann Arbor, 1988)
D. Boschung, Die Bildnisse des Augustus, Berlin, 1993
R.R.R. Smith, “Typology and Diversity in the Portraits of Augustus”, Journal of Roman Archaeology, vol. 9, 1996, pp. 30-47
J. Pollini, “Review of Die Bildnisse des Augustus by Dietrich Boschung”, The Art Bulletin, vol. 81, no. 4, December 1999, pp. 723-735

Roman, Augustan Age