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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SHIRLEY HAZZARD AND FRANCIS STEEGMULLER

An Attic Marble Relief Head of a Maiden, circa early 4th Century B.C.
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SHIRLEY HAZZARD AND FRANCIS STEEGMULLER

An Attic Marble Relief Head of a Maiden, circa early 4th Century B.C.
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Details & Cataloguing

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An Attic Marble Relief Head of a Maiden, circa early 4th Century B.C.
from the figure of a servant girl on a grave stele, facing right and wearing a sakkos; no restorations.
Height 15.2 cm.
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Provenance

European private collection, circa early 20th Century (based on the style of the marble mount)
probably the artist Beatrice Stein Steegmuller (d. 1961), New York
the writers Francis Steegmuller (1906-1994) and Shirley Hazzard Steegmuller (1931-2015), New York

Catalogue Note

Cf. the head of the servant girl on the stele of Hegeso: C. Clairmont, Classical Attic Tombstones, vol. 2, 1993, pp. 95ff., no. 2.150.

For Francis Steegmuller and Shirley Hazzard see M. Bartlett, et. al., Literary Lives. The World of Francis Steegmuller & Shirley Hazzard, catalogue of the exhibition at The New York Society Library, New York, 2010.

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