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Object Number:MS3713
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Nocera
Manufacture Location: Naples
Maker: J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Date Made: 1903
Early Date: 1903
Late Date: 1903
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Venus
Height: 39 cm
Width: 20 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902
Other Number:4998 - Naples Museum Number

Description

Venus at her toilet. Standing, frontal, weight on left leg, half-draped (hipd to toes). Right hand raised to near head, the other forward, hand in center at level just below breasts. On rectangular stand with 4 claw feet. Hair drawn back to loose bun in back. Two small loops of metal, one on each side, between bun and back of head.


Bibliography:

[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: p. 83, no. 137View 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. 15View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1910. A Complete Handbook of the National Museum of Naples.. Naples. ed. 15th. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56View Objects related to this

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