J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Villa dei Papiri
Original found at Herculaneum. Sleeping Faun. Seated, leaning backward, head leaning to his left, eyes closed, lips slightly open, right hand on top of head. Left arm at side. Right leg forward, left bent back. Naked. Shaggy, short hair bound with thin fillet. Two small corkscrew horns sprout from forehead. A "gland" (said to be goat's) just below chin on either side of neck. Pointed ears. No tail.
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)
[Book] Mattusch, Carol C. 2005. The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum: Life and Afterlife of a Sculpture Collection. : Page/Fig./Plate: 318-320
[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. 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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