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ECL-Bm.11:36-2013

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Object number

ECL-Bm.11:36-2013

Object type

Identification

Title

Relief: man and priestess

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Comments

Catalogue states that Fa 3 (was Fa 3) describes: 'una lapide grande con due figure al naturale'

Other number

Fa 3 Villa no. 60

Description

Content (description)

The groundline of the relief projects in a deep curve. In the centre is a a low candelabrum with a fire burning on top. On right stands a man in a toga holding incense over the candelabrum from the bow in his left hand. On left stands a priestess, who carries a lidded pot. Over her garments she wears a stole diagonally across her chest with the ends hanging from her left shoulder; it is ornamented, perhaps embroidered, with stars and crescent moons. Her hair is arranged in a tier of plaits at the front, beneath a headdress, which also bears a crescent moon. On the top border is part of an inscription: ..F GALATEA T...

Content (object)

relief
statue
statue

Dimensions

height (actual size): 481mm
width (actual size): 366mm

Inscription

Ciferri Villa Mattei No. 60
written in ink on the back of the drawing

Inscription description

D No. 60 written in pencil on the front of the drawing, lower right

Materials & techniques note

red chalk on paper

Production

Person

Date

c.1710-1730

History and association

Previous ownership

References

• Amelung (II ; 738 pl. 82)
• RR (III ; 378.3)
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