Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome (121-180)
Art / Sculpture
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Powis Castle and Garden, Powys (Accredited Museum)
Plaster sculpture, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome (121-180). One of four plaster busts, in the style of an Ancient Greek sculpture, depicting a man, his cloak held by a circular pin. Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor (age 19, see Capitoline Museum, Rome) identified by Prof. Smith, Ashmolean Museum 5.1.2004.
Purchased by the National Trust from John George Herbert, 8th Earl of Powis and the Powis Estate Trustees in June 2010.