Description The elongated eyes, bow-shaped mouth, and pronounced fleshy folds across the neck (known as "Venus rings") identify the head as a Hellenistic refinement of a style introduced by the 4th-century BCE sculptor Praxiteles.
|6/25/1988||Treatment||examined for exhibition; cleaned|
- Our Ancient Heritage: An Exhibit of Art and Artifacts from Egypt Mesopotamia Greece Roman Empire. Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa. 1963.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927
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