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Roman Steinhauer (Russia)

Roman Steinhauer (Russia)

Roman portrait from Pompeii in the Museo di Capodimonte

portrait of a lady – pompeii mosaic portrait

Roman portrait mosaic in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Not painted, but a good example of an ancient mosaic portrait executed in many colors from small tesserae.

Marble bust of a man  Period: Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian Date: mid-1st century A.D. Culture: Roman Medium: Marble Dimensions: H. 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm)

Marble bust of a man Period: Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian Date: century A. Culture: Roman Medium: Marble Dimensions: H.

Roman mummy portrait from Fayyum, Egypt, 1st-3rd cents. AD.

Ancient, yet so Modern – Roman Mummy Portraits from Hawara

A female portrait on wood panel from Hawara, a site near the Fayum oasis, Egypt, dated 54 to 68 AD

Ring with intaglio portrait of Emperor Tiberius, 14–37 A.D.; Early Imperial  Roman  Gold, carnelian

Ring with intaglio portrait of Emperor Tiberius, a. Rings bearing ancestral portraits were widely used in the Republic as personal seals, as both a means of identification and a guarantee against forgery.

Fayum Mummy Portraits usually depict a single person, showing the head, or head and upper chest, viewed frontally. The background is always monochrome, sometimes with decorative elements. In terms of artistic tradition, the images clearly derive more from Graeco-Roman traditions than Egyptian ones. The population of the Fayum area was greatly enhanced by a wave of Greek immigrants during the Ptolemaic period.

Fayum mummy portraits: the earliest painted portraits

Roman Portraits

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✋Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden boards dated 50 - 300 CE ✋Roman ArtMore Pins Like This At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest✋

✋Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden boards dated 50 - 300 CE ✋Roman ArtMore Pins Like This At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest✋

Portrait bust of a woman, marble, Roman Imperial, reign of Trajan, circa 100-110 A.D.

Portrait bust of a woman, marble, Roman Imperial, reign of Trajan, circa

Porcia and Cato, portrait of a Roman couple, c. first century BCE Roman portrait captures the calm gravity and dignity of the patrician couple. served one purpose: they were portraits to be honored with reverence and respect.

Porcia and Cato, portrait of a Roman couple, c. first century BCE Roman portrait captures the calm gravity and dignity of the patrician couple. served one purpose: they were portraits to be honored with reverence and respect.

Portrait head of an elderly man, Roman  Late 1st c. BC–early 1st c. AB, marble The cheeks are sunken and haggard in the old man’s face, which is furrowed with deep wrinkles. Although it is a naturalistic portrayal of this stage in life, it manifests neither decrepitude nor frailty, but radiates resilience and ascetic toughness – Roman virtues characteristic of the Roman middle class.

Portrait head of an elderly man, Roman Late 1st c. BC–early 1st c. AB, marble The cheeks are sunken and haggard in the old man’s face, which is furrowed with deep wrinkles. Although it is a naturalistic portrayal of this stage in life, it manifests neither decrepitude nor frailty, but radiates resilience and ascetic toughness – Roman virtues characteristic of the Roman middle class.