Sculpture of the child Dionysos by Unknown Artist

This small, marble sculpture of a child, possibly the Infant Bacchus or the child Dionysos holding a pedum (shepherd's crook) and mask, dates from the early Roman Empire.

Details

Medium:
Marble
Acquired in:
1977
Bequeathed by:
H W Law through The Art Fund

It is a work of some interest, apparently original and possibly by a Greek sculptor working for the Roman market.

Provenance

H.W.Law

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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