Portrait of Matidia

Ritratto di Matidia
Author: 
Type: 
Sculpture
Year: 
147-148 AD
Material and technique: 
Marble
Size: 
cm 53
Origin: 
From Tivoli, Hadrian's Villa
Inventory: 
inv. MC0440
Collection: 

The hall

Palazzo Nuovo - Sala degli Imperatori

Portraits of the emperors and empresses and other important personages of the Imperial Age are lined up on the marble shelves along the wall, though in some cases their attribution is in doubt. 
The collection testifies the development of Roman portrait painting from the Imperial Age to the Late Ancient period.

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