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Torso of Ilissus, (sculpture)

Artist:
Unknown
Unknown (Antique artist) (copy after)
Medium:
Cast
Type:
Sculptures
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 92
A reduced copy from one of the colossal figures which belonged originally in the western pediment of the Parthenon. Supposed to be from the hands of Phidias. It represented Ilissus, a river god, resting upon his urn. Original in British Museum. [P. 13; exhibited under heading: "Catalogue of Casts."]
Fifth Exhibition, 1873-1874. San Francisco Art Association Catalogue. Price, 25 cts.
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Ilissus
Allegory--Place--Rivers
Figure male--Nude
Control number:
AECI 02860073
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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