The Emperor Marcus Aurelius (r. 161-180) as a young man.


National Trust Inventory Number 208037

Category Sculpture
Date Unknown
Materials Bust: onyx; head: statuary Carrara; socle: grey Bardiglio marble.
Measurements
Place of origin
Collection Wimpole, Cambridgeshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Wimpole, Cambridgeshire, East of England, National Trust

Summary description

Polychrome marble bust, the Emperor Marcus Aurelius as a young man, after the antique, Italian, seventeenth century.

Provenance

At Wimpole Hall from at least the 1770s but possibly earlier, as part of the collection of Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford (1689-1741); at Wimpole by descent until sold with the house to Thomas Agar-Robartes, 6th Viscount Clifden, 1894; sold with the house to Captain and Mrs George Bambridge, 1938; bequeathed by Mrs Bambridge to the National Trust with the house, 1976.

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Place of origin
Materials Marble (3870)
Onyx (151)
Category Sculpture (5629)
Collection Wimpole, Cambridgeshire (Accredited Museum) (13242)
Periods
Maker
Subjects Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome (121-180) (11)
Object Type Bust (957)

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