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Object Number:
MS3515
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
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:
Seated Hermes
Description:
Seated Hermes. Seated, body leaning slightly forward, head inclined to right. Right leg extended forward, left leg bent back. Right hand resting on (non-existent) rock. Left hand forward, upper forearm resting on left thigh with hand holding part of a cylindrical object (caduceus?). Winged sandals, otherwise naked. Short, wavy hair. Original found at Herculaneum.
Height:
109.22cm
Width:
73.66cm
Credit Line:
Commissioned by John Wanamaker on behalf of Museum from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry)
Other Number:
5625   -   Naples Museum Number

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)
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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. 216-222
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[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 77
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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. 31
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[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 8
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