A Heads up gallery - William Nettles

This art gallery is busts of different materials depicting many different Emperors of the Roman Empire. Though many of them are weathered I intend to show the artistry that went into these magnificent sculptures

Portrait of Julius Caesar, Unknown, 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D., From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Portrait of Julius Caesar is a bust of Julius Caesar. This is a very minimalist sculpture of Julius Caesar as there is not much detail. There is a good use of line where his hair meets his forehead.
Head of Emperor Caligula, Unknown, about 40, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Head of Emperor Caligula is a bust of Calugula. He has a serious intimidating look on his face and the sculptor really took time detailing the curls in his hair to make him look more good looking
Marble portrait of Julius Caesar, 50/50, From the collection of: British Museum
This is another portrait of Julius Caesar but this one is done in marble and appears to be when he is older since he doesn't have a full head of hair. The texture of this bust also appears to be very rough
Bronze head of a Roman Emperor, 1/99, From the collection of: British Museum
Bronze head of a Roman Emperor is a bust of an unknown Roman Emperor that is believed to be Nero. This sculpture also uses color to distinguish itself from the many other busts that were made at the time of Roman Emperors.
Julius Caesar, From the collection of: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Julius Caesar is a bust of the person from which it was named. This sculpture has a great use of line particularly on the forehead it depicts. This helps show the age of the person for which it was made.
Portrait of Emperor Hadrian, Roman, 2nd century A.D., From the collection of: The Art Institute of Chicago
Portrait of Emperor Hadrian is a bust of Emperor Hadrian of Rome. This sculpture does a great job utilizing repetition to emphasize all of the different locks of hair Hadrian had.
Portrait of Gaius Julius Caesar, Augustan Age, From the collection of: Centrale Montemartini
Portrait of Gaius Julius Caesar is a sculpture of Julius Caesar. This bust has a very rough looking texture and has a pretty simplistic design overall except for on the bangs of his hair
Emperor Augustus, unknown, 0 AD - 14 AD, From the collection of: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Emperor Augustus is a bust of the Roman Emperor it is named after. It too has a simplistic design choice and shows the emperor looking expressionless. It has a strong use of line to distinguish his hair from his skin.
The Green Caesar, Unknown, -100, From the collection of: Altes Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
The Green Caesar is a bust of Julius Caesar that appears to have a very smooth soft texture. It also uses color to it's advantage by making it such a distinct color as oppose to the usual white/yellow that most sculptures are
Portrait head of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, Unknown, 14 - 37 CE, From the collection of: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Portrait head of the Roman Emperor Tiberius is a bust of Tiberius, Emperor of Rome. This statue has a rough looking texture and uses line and repetition to showcase the emperor's hair.
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