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Object Number: MS3821
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Pompeii
Manufacture Location: Naples
Maker: J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Date Made: 1903
Early Date: 1903
Late Date: 1903
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Dionysos
Height: 62cm
Outside Diameter:22.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1904
Other Number5003 - Naples Museum Number

Description

Small statue of Dionysos/Bacchus. Standing; left foot forward; head inclined toawrd his left; left hand on hip; nebris (fawnskin) slung over left shoulder; right forearm extended with index finger out. Beardless; ivy garland with prominent clusters of berries. Elaborate sandals bound and crossed up to lower calf. Otherwise naked. Standing on round plinth with moulded profile and ornament in low relief. Original found at Pompeii.


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)View Objects in Exhibition
Elkins Reading Room / Archives Display ( Sep 1990)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 61, no. 91View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 62View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Mau, August. 1904. Pompeii its life and art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 452, fig. 259View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1895. Specimens in the Naples Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 15-16, no. 76, pl. 76View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ippel, Albert. 1925. Pompeji. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 171, fig. 172View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dwyer, E J. 1979. Sculpture and its Display in Private Houses of Pompeii, in 1979. Pompeii and the Vesuvian Landscape, Papers of a Symposium sponsored by the AIA, Washington Society, and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. 59-77. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 59-77View Objects cited in this Publication

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