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Object Number:MS3505
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:Dionysos
Plato
Height: 50 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902
Other Number:5618 - Naples Museum Number

Description

Head of So-called Indian Dionysos; once wrongly supposed to be a portrait of Plato. Original found at the Villa dei Papiri, Herculaneum.


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

Bibliography:

[Book] Mattusch, Carol C.. 2005. The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum: Life and Afterlife of a Sculpture Collection. J. Paul Getty Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 283-286View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. Ponti Rossi, Sale D'Esposizione D'Arte. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1910. A Complete Handbook of the National Museum of Naples.. Naples. ed. 15th. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 57-58View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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". Archaeology Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples, Italy for St. Louis Exposition. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements... Naples. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 63View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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