Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Ceres
Single figure Without torch, without cornucopia
Single figure Portraits as Ceres
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesVenice, Museo Archeologico, inv. 103
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman empresses, women of imperial families, and imperial loversFaustina the Elder (c100-140)
Types of portrait
As mythological figuresFemale
Further details
perhaps an image of Faustina as Ceres - because of the radical cleaning the authenticity of the statue is doubtful; supposedly related to a drawing by Pierre Jacques
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
mid 2nd century
LOCATION
Venice, Museo Archeologico (inv. 103; Grimani Bequest)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gustavo Traversari, Museo Archeologico di Venezia, I Ritratti, Roma 1968, p. 62, no. 42, fig. 40; A. M. Riccomini, Nota sulle antichità romane disegnate da Pierre Jacque scultore di Reims, Ricercha di Storia dell'arte 51 (1993), pp. 63-68, esp. p. 65
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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