Italian Grand Tour Marble Bust of Roman Emperor, Galba
This large, Grand Tour marble bust depicts the Galba, Roman emperor from AD 68 to 69. Measures: 35 x 29 x 15 in; 88.9 x 73.7 x 38.1 cm. There are two small, filled holes on the head of Galba, and signs of restoration to the ear on the same side.
Galba, Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus in Latin, was governor of Hispania Tarraconensis, and made a bid for the throne during the rebellion of Julius Vindex. He was the first emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors.