Uploaded 25-Jun-13
Taken 16-Aug-09


Lucius Verus

A marble bust of the co-emperor Lucius Verus, AD 161-169.To me, the amazing thing about this bust--even more than the incredibly detailed hair--is that you can tell the guy was a real piece of work. Now that's good portraiture!

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Keywords:Roman, bust, Metropolitan Museum of Art, marble bust, Lucius Verus

Lucius Verus