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Reproduction

Object Number:
MS3520
Current Location:
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Italy
Campania
Herculaneum
Manufacture Location:
Naples
Maker:
J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Locus:
Villa dei Papiri
Date Made:
1903
Early Date:
1903
Late Date:
1903
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Cast
Iconography:
Dancer
Description:
Actress. Standing, frontal figure of woman dressed in long Doric peplos which falls in folds to ground leaving only toes exposed. Right hand raised high above head as if holding a hydria on her head. Left arm at side, hand holding up a bit of her dress. Hair: in locks brushed forward on top of head; around forehead it is parted in the middle with wavy strands undulating horizontally; it falls behind down to the lower part of the shoulder and is held together there by a narrow band. At shoulders the overfold of the peplos (apoptygma) is held in place by a hemispherical rosette button. Original found at the Villa dei Papiri, Herculaneum.
Height:
172.72cm
Credit Line:
Commissioned by John Wanamaker on behalf of Museum from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry)
Other Number:
5604   -   Naples Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Sharpe Circle / Trescher Entrance Renovation (2002)
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J. Chiurazzi & Fils - Naples, Italy - Bronze Foundry - Reproductions of the Bronzes found at Pompeii and Herculaneum and at present in the National Museum of Naples (30 Apr 1904 - 01 Dec 1904)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Mattusch, Carol C. 2005. The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum: Life and Afterlife of a Sculpture Collection. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 195-197; pp. 212-215
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[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 81
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[Catalogue] S. Chiurazzi & Fils. 1904. S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples Italy Bronze Foundry. Reproductions of the Bronzes Found at Pompei and Herculaneaum and at Present in the National Museum in Naples. The Collection of Bronzes Made Upon the Order of John Wanamaker of Philadelphia for the. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 35
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[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 29 or 25
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