J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Villa dei Papiri
Standing, frontal figure of woman dressed in long Doric peplos which falls in folds to the ground, exposing only the toes at the bottom. Right hand placed on upper hip. Left hand is held out forward at level of the middle of the waist. Hair: in locks brushed forward on top of head to a thin fillet which is knotted behind; around forehead the hair is parted in the middle and is brushed back horizontally around the sides. A small bun at nape of neck. At shoulders the overfold of the peplos (apotygma) is held in place by a hemispherical button. Original found at the Villa dei Papiri, Herculaneum.
Commissioned by John Wanamaker on behalf of Museum from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry)
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Current & Past Exhibitions:
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)
Sharpe Circle / Trescher Entrance Renovation (2002)
[Book] Mattusch, Carol C. 2005. The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum: Life and Afterlife of a Sculpture Collection. : Page/Fig./Plate: 197-199; 212-215
[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo.
[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.
[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements.
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