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Standing Draped Maiden
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Standing Draped Maiden


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Description The willowy shape and the draping of the fabric on top of the maiden's high, "melon" hairstyle are typically South Italian. The statuette was originally brightly painted.
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
  • The Coroplast's Art: Greek Terracottas of the Hellenistic World. The College Art Gallery, The College at New Paltz/SUNY, New Paltz. 1990-1991.
Provenance Hirsch (?); Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914(?), by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914 (?)

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Period
3rd century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
terracotta, mold made; white slip, traces of paint and gilt
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.288
Measurements
13 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 3 7/16 in. (35 x 11.5 x 8.7 cm)
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