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Seated Actor Wearing a Comic Mask

Culture Roman
Title Seated Actor Wearing a Comic Mask
Date 100 BCE–100 CE
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Overall (head to seat): 1 3/4 x 1 in. (4.4 x 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 74.43.1

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1974, Indiana University Art Museum purchase from Robin Symes, London, England

ca. 1970–1974, with Robin Symes, London, England [1]


[1] Robin Symes (b. 1939) operated as an art and antiquities dealer in London from about 1970. Robin Symes Limited was founded in 1977 and dissolved in 2005.

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September 7–November 30, 2007, "The Roman World," The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

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