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Head of a Maiden
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Head of a Maiden


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Description The original statuette would have stood about two feet high. The emergence of small-scale sculpture to decorate the home was a Hellenistic innovation.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/07/1987Treatmentcleaned; other
11/30/2000Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Madame E. Warneck Collection Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 1905, no. 3, pl. I; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1905, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1905

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Period
3rd-2nd century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.141
Measurements
4 7/8 x 3 5/8 x 4 5/16 in. (12.4 x 9.2 x 10.9 cm)
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