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Venus of the "Capitoline Venus" Type


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This marble sculpture has been restored on the right foot, the top of the dolphin, a section of the left thigh, the neck, and both arms. The head may not belong to the sculpture.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/22/1961Treatmentcleaned
7/06/1970Treatmentcleaned
1/01/1992Technical Reportx-ray diffraction; other
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
1st century BCE-3rd century CE (Hellenistic-Roman Imperial)
Medium
Pentelic marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.28
Measurements
H: 72 x W: 21 5/8 x D: 17 1/8 in. (182.9 x 55 x 43.5 cm) Base: H: 23 x W: 28 1/8 x D: 28 1/8 in. (58.4 x 71.4 x 71.4 cm)
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Not On View

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