After James Tassie, 19th Century A double bust-length portrait, said to portray Augustus, first Emperor of the Roman Empire and his third wife, Livia Drusilla, profiles to the right: the former wearing laurel wreath; the latter, wearing chemise and diadem
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After James Tassie, 19th Century A double bust-length portrait, said to portray Augustus, first Emperor of the Roman Empire and his third wife, Livia Drusilla, profiles to the right: the former wearing laurel wreath; the latter, wearing chemise and diadem
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Art & Antiques Oxford
27 Mar 2013 10:00 GMT

Auction 20683
Lot Details
After James Tassie, 19th Century
A double bust-length portrait, said to portray Augustus, first Emperor of the Roman Empire and his third wife, Livia Drusilla, profiles to the right: the former wearing laurel wreath; the latter, wearing chemise and diadem.
Glass paste in mid-relief on black ground, together with a further bust-length portrait of a Roman gentleman, profile to the right, glass paste in mid-relief on black ground; both gilt-mounted within a velvet lined glazed gilt-wood frame.
Oval, 55mm (2 3/16in) high (2)
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