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Portrait of a Woman


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Portrait of a Woman, c. AD 200
Painting
Roman
,
2nd-3rd century AD
Roman period, Middle to Late Imperial, c. 98-400 AD
Creation Place: Fayum (Egypt)
Tempera on hardwood
32 cm h x 19 cm w x 0.5 cm d (12 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
, 1939.111
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
,
Bibliography
Sotheby's London: Catalogue of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, South American, Arabian, and Indian Antiquities, auct. cat., Sotheby's (London, England, July 27, 1931), cat. 22, 1

Pagan and Christian Egypt: Egyptian Art from the First to the Tenth Century A.D., exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY, 1941), pg. 16, no. 5, pl. 5.

Walters Art Gallery, Early Christian and Byzantine Art, exh. cat., The Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, MD, 1947), no.. 674, pl. 87.

George M. A. Hanfmann, Roman Art: A Modern Survey of the Art of Imperial Rome, New York Graphi Society (Greenwich CT, New York and London, 1964), pg 312, pl. 49

David Thompson, Mummy Portraits in the J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu, CA, 1982), p. 21

Prof. Ioli Kalavrezou, Byzantine Women and Their World, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003), p. 242/fig. 134

[Reproduction Only], Persephone(Fall 2006), p. 40.

Exhibition History
Early Christian and Byzantine Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 04/24/1947 - 07/01/1947
Roman Gallery Installation (long-term), Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/1999 - 01/20/2008
Byzantine Women and Their World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/25/2002 - 04/28/2003
Gods in Color: Painted Sculpture of Classical Antiquity, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/2007 - 01/20/2008
HAA 1 Survey Course (S421): Landmarks of World Art and Architecture [Spring 2009], Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/12/2009 - 05/10/2009
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