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EMPRESS FAUSTINA THE YOUNGER

Provenance:Faustina and the Vestal virgin were bought as a pair by Matthew Brettingham for Thomas Coke and were sent to Holkham in the early summer of 1754.

From the Holkham copy of the18th Century replica of the bust in the Villa Adriana held in the Museo Capitolino. Faustina was also a beauty but her profligacy was blatant and infamous.  She had many affairs and ancient literature records her numerous offspring.

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Height   66cm   26.5''            
                             
Width   38cm   15''            
                             
Depth   26.6cm   10.5''        
                 
 
 
   

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