Statue of an Athenian lady by Unknown Artist

Full-length statue of an Athenian lady.

Details

Medium:
Marble (pentelic)
Dimensions:
183 x 46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£300
Acquired in:
1917
Vendor:
Deepdene Sale

The marble is Pentelic, the arms are restored and the head, though replaced, belongs to the statue. The figure wears a Dorian peplos over a fine chiton with sleeves. It appears to be the school of Pheidias.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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