17h 26min, jan 22, 75 y BC - Head of Roman Patrician
Conveys seriousness of the mind and virtue.
Powerful representation of a Roman aristocrat.
Lacks dynamism and emotion.
Verism = hyperrealism; features exaggerated.
Influenced by mental imagery and respect for family, tradition and ancestry.
A type of “death mask” that would be on display in a home. Wax masks were used in funeral ceremony.
For those without important ancestry; this gave them socio standing for an increase in politics and business.
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