A Woman Leaning Against a Pillar by Timoteo Viti

The woman is seen full face; her left arm is raised and her hand grasps the pillar.

Details

Medium:
Grey chalk
Dimensions:
32 x 16 cm
Acquired in:
1946
Vendor:
Frere Cholmeley

It is a study for the figure of Herse barring Mercury's entrance to Aglaura.

Provenance

From the Phillipps Fenwick Collection.

Venue details

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

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