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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Roman, active 3rd century.
Title Fayum Portrait.
Date 3rd century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 13 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.
35.3 x 22.5 cm.
encaustic on linden wood.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Roman School (3rd century) 722-9a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a and f) Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross to the Fogg Museum, Cambridge (1923.60).
Current repository Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross, 1923.60, public.
Sourced updates Medium: (f and g) Encaustic on linden wood. Dimensions: (f) 13 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (35.3 x 22.5 cm.)
Attribution history (b) Italian School, Roman by Richard Offner, 1925; (c) Anonymous - 2nd c. Discovered in the Fayyum of Graeco Egyption workmanship, and dating from this century; (e) Anonymous - 3rd c. by J. Shapley, 1926.
Subject (b) From a colony in North Africa; (d) Realistic portraits produced in the Fayoum in Egypt, and painted in the Eucaustic method, that is, with a wax preparation; (f) Made in Antinoopolis, Egypt.
Images Photograph, Fogg Museum, Cambridge photograph F.547 Purchase Fogg Museum, Cambridge
Digital image, 10723.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Information from photograph
(b) Verbally, Richard Offner, 1925.
(c) The New International Encyclopedia,, 1910, p.277
(d) Fogg Art Museum, 1919, p.8.
(e) Verbally, J. Shapley, 1926.
(f) Fogg Museum, Cambridge, Website, February 2011.
(g) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Roman, active 3rd century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Portraits: Women: Without hands: Full face.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Fogg Art Museum.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Roman School (3rd century), 3rd C.
Variant title Mummy Portrait of a Woman with Earrings

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