|IMPORTANT ROMAN MARBLE STATUE OF A YOUTHFUL MARCUS AURELIUS AS CAESAR, TOGATE
Approximately 3/4 life-size. Given that title in AD 139 by the Emperor Antoninus Pius after adopting him as his heir.
The head is set separately into the body but belongs.
Ca. AD 140
H. 49 in. (125 cm.)
Ex A. T. collection, Geneva, Switzerland; J. Turner, Amsterdam, 1984; F.A. collection, Paris, acquired from Royal-Athena in 1991; S.G. collection, South Carolina, acquired from Royal-Athena in 1998.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 1985, no. 263; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 1999, no. 10; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2015, no. 6.
Cf. a similar togate portrait in the Capitoline Museum of Marcus Annius Verus.
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