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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, 1902
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 molded 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:

[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 59-77View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 61, no. 91View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Ippel, Albert. 1925. Pompeji. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 171, fig. 172View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1910. A Complete Handbook of the National Museum of Naples. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 54-55View Objects related to this
[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 62View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Mau, August. 1904. Pompeii its life and art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 452, fig. 259View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1895. Specimens in the Naples Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 15-16, no. 76, pl. 76View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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