An unfinished marble youth by Unknown Artist

Published as a quarryman's model for a colossal figure.

Details

Medium:
Marble
Acquired in:
1920
Bequeathed by:
Canon Rawnsley through The Art Fund

Previously thought to be a model of Apollo. Unfinished.

Provenance

Found in 1898 in the Stamato Vouni (Pentilicus) quarry.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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