Andrea di Pietro di Marco Ferrucci | Julius Caesar | Italian, Florence | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Andrea di Pietro di Marco Ferrucci, born in Fiesole, was active in both Florence and Naples. This bust is based on an ancient type of Julius Caesar represented by a marble in Florence, Palazzo Pitti.
Portrait of Caracalla (M.C. inv. 2310)
Right profile of a Luna-marble portrait of the emperor Caracalla in the collections of the Capitoline Museums in Rome (discovered during the excavations for the construction of the Via dei Fori Imperiali in 1933; now displayed in the ACEA/Montemartini annex of the Museum. Date: 212-217 (reign of Caracalla)
Vatican Museums: Titus
Roman marble portrait of the emperor Titus (reign 79-81 A.D./CE), now in the Vatican Museums. Originally from a garden near the Lateran. The emperor is depicted in a toga. The image is that of the emperor as magistrate; he holds a scroll (rotulus) in his right hand. Cf. D. Kleiner, Roman Sculpture (New Haven 1992) 174-175; fig. 143.