Roman Marble Bust of a Woman
An ancient Roman marble bust of a young woman probably representing a muse or a goddess, with downward cast gaze, wearing a veil over a floral garland on her head, the base carved for insertion into a draped body.
Ca. 1st century AD.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. IX (1997), no. 23.
Formerly in a Princeton, New Jersey private collection since the 1990's; acquired in Basel, Switzerland in the 1980's.