Petite Marianna

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Circle of Robert Peake the elder (c.1551-1619) Portrait of a lady wearing a patch, Circa 1619-21, Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 50.8 cm Courtesy BADA 2017 Copyright Strachan Fine Art.

Circle of Robert Peake the elder (c.1551-1619) Portrait of a lady wearing a patch, Circa 1619-21, Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 50.8 cm Courtesy BADA 2017 Copyright Strachan Fine Art.

IMPORTANT ROMAN IMPERIAL MARBLE PORTRAIT BUST OF A LADY.  Turned to her left and wearing a tunic and cloak, her face with thoughtful expression, high cheek-bones, her imperial coiffure parted and drawn behind the ears and up into a tiered turban of braids, small incised curls escaping at the temples. 18th century restorations to nose and and socle.  Early Hadrianic, ca. A.D. 120-125

IMPORTANT ROMAN IMPERIAL MARBLE PORTRAIT BUST OF A LADY. Turned to her left and wearing a tunic and cloak, her face with thoughtful expression, high cheek-bones, her imperial coiffure parted and drawn behind the ears and up into a tiered turban of braids, small incised curls escaping at the temples. 18th century restorations to nose and and socle. Early Hadrianic, ca. A.D. 120-125

Maximinus Thrax - The 27th Emperor of Rome, and the first barbarian to become emperor. The first of 6 emperors of the year of the six emperors. His reign was the start of the Crisis of the 3rd Century. Maximinus Thrax took care of the legions but ignored the people. He despised the Senate and other Roman aristocrats, and raised exorbitant taxes to pay the legions.

Mary Ann Bernal: History Trivia - Catholic Church calls a crusade against Cathar heretics in Toulouse

Vitellius - the eighth emperor; Know as the accidental emperor.

Aulus Vitellius Son of Lucius Vitellius and Sextilia. Husband to Galeria Fundania. Seized power with support of German Legions (in opposition to Galba/Otho) He was Emperor for 8 months and 3 days. Murdered Dec 69 AD by Vespasian's troops

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.