About This Artwork


Portrait Head of a Youth, A.D. 14/68, reworked by the late 4th/early 5th century A.D.

35.6 x 21.6 x 16.5 cm (14 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1889.105

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Of Gods and Glamour: The Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art, Gallery 152, November 11, 2012 - present.

Publication History

Katharine A. Raff, “Cat. 16 Portrait Head of a Youth: Curatorial Entry,” in Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago, 2016).

Karen B. Alexander, "From Plaster to Stone: Ancient Art at The Art Institute of Chicago." in Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago, by Karen Manchester (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2012), pp. 18-19.

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