|Object Title||Borghese Faun|
Currently On Display
|Maker:||J. Chiurazzi and Fils|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902|
|Other Number:||0085.F - Other Number|
Reproduction of the Borghese Faun. Sometimes shown holding cymbals, tympanum or panpipes - all restored, not original. Standing. left foot forward, right back, resting on toes. Right hand forward, palm facing in, vertical. Left hand outstretched, upper arm at shoulder level, forearm raised higher holding cymbal. Short, thick tail. Heavy, shaggy hair, and beard to chest, head facing toward left, Naked. Support, at right rear, a tree trunk (?) to level of upper thigh in back, with lion pelt thrown over it. Heavy base roughly circular (shape as slice of a tree-trunk?).
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Fairmount Park Art Association Outdoor Art ( Jan 1986 - Mar 2000)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Penn Museum Courtyards and Architectural Sculptures (2002)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi & Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements.. Naples. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 400||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Bieber, Margarete. 1967. The Sculpture of the Hellenistic Age revised edition.. New York. Columbia University Press. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, fig. 94||View Objects related to this|
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