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Bequeathed by John Jones
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This white marble bust of a boy is a copy of an ancient Roman bust dating from the 3rd century AD representing Salonius as a young child. This Roman bust is now at Petworth; it was acquired in the early nineteenth century, and the copy was probably made soon after this time.
Bust of a boy, white marble. A copy of an ancient Roman bust dating from the 3rd century AD representing Salonius as a young child. Roman bust is now at Petworth, it was acquired in the early 19th century, and the copy was probably made soon after this time.
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Height: 47 cm
Object history note
White marble bust of a boy. Early nineteenth century copy of a Roman bust of Salonius as a young child.
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1882. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883. pp. 113
Catalogue of the Jones Bequest. 1924. II, No. 399
Wyndham, M. Catalogue of the Collection of greek and Roman Antiquities in the Possession of Lord Leconfield. London, 1915. pp. 80-1