Center of the impluvium
J. Chiurazzi and Fils
House of the Faun
Bronze reproduction of a dancing faun. On tiptoes, right foot forward. Left arm raised high, right arm extended outward, fingers at level of chin. Luxuriant, wavy beard and hair. Garland of acorns around head. Pair of small goat's horns sprout from forehead. Short tail. Naked. Rectangular base with moulding around bottom. Inlaid palmettes on top of corners at front. Original found at Pompeii.
Commissioned by John Wanamaker on behalf of Museum from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry)
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Current & Past Exhibitions:
Pressing Matters Supplement (15 Mar 2008 - 20 Apr 2008)
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)
[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. : Page/Fig./Plate: 61
[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.
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1895. Specimens in the Naples Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 16, no. 77, pl. 77
[Book] Mau, August. 1904. Pompeii its life and art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 451, fig. 258
[Book] Ippel, Albert. 1925. Pompeji. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 170, fig. 168
[Book] Lamb, Winifred. 1929. Greek and Roman Bronzes. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 197 and 224
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