A Roman Marble Fountain Figure of a Nymph, circa 1st Century A.D.
A Roman Marble Fountain Figure of a Nymph
circa 1st Century A.D.
bending forward, with the left leg raised and resting on a rocky outcrop, wearing a himation draped around the legs, her centrally parted hair bound in a fillet, tied in a chignon at the back, and arranged in a looped top-knot, a channel drilled in the outcrop; no restorations.
Height 54 cm.
Head possibly repaired. Paint over join needs removing in places to determine whether or not head belongs.
Breaks across proper right shoulder and proper right breast are smooth and have dowel holes (now filled in), probably for now missing marble restorations.
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