Example 72: Roman sculpture

[Note: This example illustrates CCO creator display option 2 for unknown creators (CCO page 92). In this example, the “Culture” field is used for the primary identification of an unknown creator. It is linked to a Concept Authority record for Roman.]

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • sculpture • Greek and Roman art
*Work Type [link]: • statue
*Title: Lansdowne Herakles
*Creator Display: Roman
*Role [link]: sculptor   [link]: Roman
*Creation Date: ca. 135 CE [controlled]: Earliest: 0130 • Latest: 0140
*Subject [links]: • religion and mythology • Hercules (Greek/Roman hero)  • human figure • male • nude (representation)  • lion skin • Nemean Lion (Greek and Roman mythology)  • club
Culture [link]: Roman
*Current Location [link]: J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, California, USA)  • ID: 70.AA.109
Discovery Location: Hadrian’s Villa (Tivoli, Lazio, Italy)
*Measurements: 193 cm (height) (76 3/16 inches)
[controlled]: • Value: 193 Unit: cm Type: height
*Materials and Techniques: Pentelic marble
Material [links]: • Pentelic marble
Description: Herakles standing in contrapposto, holding his attributes, the skin of the Nemean lion and a club. This statue was found in Tivoli ca. 1790, in the ruins of Hadrian’s Villa; it was in the collection of the Marquess of Lansdowne until 1951. It is related in appearance to works attributed to 4th-century BCE Greek sculptors, however, the work has an eclectic style that is purely Roman.
Description Source [link]: J. Paul Getty Museum. Handbook of the Collections. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1991 Page: 6

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