Head of a Young Boy

Roman, Julio-Claudian era

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about 10 BCE- 60 CE

Marble

Overall: 6 x 4 1/2 x 5 11/16 in. (15.2 x 11.5 x 14.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William Dexter

S.965.90.14

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2014

ANTH 7, Thinking About Empire, Alan Covey, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 64, Faces of Antiquity, Portraiture of the Roman Empire, Kasia Vincunas, Mellon Special Project Curatorial Intern, Class of 2011, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 13-June 2011.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 19-November 30, 2008.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

Glimpses of Ancient Life, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection of Ancient Art, Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 19, 2000.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 13, 2000-December 23, 2004.

Ancient Profiles: Sculpture, Prints, and Coins from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 1, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1-December 17, 1997.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 28-April 12, 1994.

Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.

Publication History

Investigations into the Ancient Mediterranean, Special Hood Website: The Yale University Art Gallery Collection-Sharing Initiative, 2012

Kasia Vincunas, Mellon Special Project Curatorial Intern, Class of 2011, A Space for Dialogue 64, Faces of Antiquity, Portraiture of the Roman Empire, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. p. 3.

Ada Cohen and Jeremy B. Rutter, eds., Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy, Princeton, New Jersey: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2007, 429 pp., cover ill. and p. 5.

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Provenance

Collected by George Ticknor (1791-1871), Boston, Massachusetts, probably in Europe, about 1815-1835; to his daughter, Eliza (Mrs. William) Sullivan Ticknor Dexter (1833-1880), about 1871; to her son, Philip Dexter (1868-1934), about 1880; to his son, William Dexter (1897-1943), about 1934; to his wife, Constance Van Rensselaer Thayer Dexter (1900-1976), 1943; given to Dartmouth College, 1943; catalogued by present collection, 1965.

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