The paper aims to show how the interest in Roman Ancient female portraits has grown during the Sixteenth Century, starting from Le imagini delle donne Auguste by Enea Vico. Following the literary model of the Suetonius’ Vitae and using the ancient coins, the imperial women obtain specific features and they are paralleled to the marble faces of their male counterparts in the portraits galleries.

Augustae mulieres et Caesares tra Roma e la Spagna

Maria Elisa Micheli
2022

Abstract

The paper aims to show how the interest in Roman Ancient female portraits has grown during the Sixteenth Century, starting from Le imagini delle donne Auguste by Enea Vico. Following the literary model of the Suetonius’ Vitae and using the ancient coins, the imperial women obtain specific features and they are paralleled to the marble faces of their male counterparts in the portraits galleries.
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