North Italian

( c. 1500 - c. 1525 )

Young Lucius Verus (130 - 169 A.D.), after the Antique

First quarter of the 16th century

Bronze

24 x 25 x 13 cm (9 ¹/₂ x 9 ⁷/₈ x 5 ¹/₈ inches)

Private collection, Europe

André Derain (1880-1954), Paris, France, probably acquired in the 1930s
His estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, France, 11 March 1955, lot 175 (illustrated), where sold for 101,000 Francs
 
Related Literature 
M. Wegner, Das römische Herrscherbild: Die Herrscherbildnisse in antoninischer Zeit, II, 4, Berlin, 1939, pp. 226-249
H. Weihrauch, Die Bildwerke in Bronze und in anderen Metallen, Munich, 1956
I. Favaretto, Arte antica e cultura antiquaria nelle collezioni venete al tempo della Serenissima, Rome, 1990
K. Fittschen, “The Bronze Bust of the ‘Young Marcus Aurelius’ by Antico and Its Antique Model”, The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal, vol. 18, 1990, pp. 113-126
C. Evers, Les portraits d’Hadrien: Typologie et ateliers, Brussels, 1994, pp. 274-277
A. Luchs, Tullio Lombardo and Ideal Portrait Sculpture in Renaissance Venice, 1490-1530, Cambridge, 1995
K. de Kersauson, Catalogue des portraits romains, II, Paris, 1996, pp. 260-261, no. 116
M. Ceriana ed., Il Camerino di Alabastro: Antonio Lombardo e la scultura all’antica, exh. cat., Milan, 2004
V. Avery, “The Production, Display and Reception of Bronze Heads and Busts in Renaissance Venice and Padua: Surrogate Antiques”, in J. Kohl and R. Müller eds., Kopf, Bild: die Büste in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit, Munich, 2007, pp. 75-112
D. Allen with P. Motture, Andrea Riccio: Renaissance Master of Bronze, exh. cat., New York and London, 2008
A. Bacchi and L. Giacomelli eds., Rinascimento e Passione per l’Antico: Andrea Riccio e il suo Tempo, exh. cat., Trento, 2008
D. Ferrara, “Il Busto in Bronzo di Antonio Grimani. Ipotesi sull’Attribuzione e sui Contesti”, in M. Ceriana and V. Avery eds., L’Industria Artistica del Bronzo del Rinascimento a Venezia e nell’Italia Settentrionale, Verona, 2008, pp. 157-177
V. Avery, Vulcan’s Forge in Venus’ City: the Story of Bronze in Venice 1350-1650, Oxford and New York, 2011
V. Cafà, “Ancient Sources for Tullio Lombardo’s Adam”, Metropolitan Museum Journal, vol. 49, 2014, pp. 33-47
A. Markham Schulz, The Sculpture of Tullio Lombardo, Turnhout, 2014
A. Markham Schulz, “Simone Bianco, the Grimani Collection of Antiquities and Other Unexpected Findings”, Jahrbuch des Kunsthistorischen Museums Wien, 17/18, January 2016, pp. 27-43
J. Munck, André Derain: Biographie, https://www.andrederain.fr/biographie consulted on 25 February 2020
 

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