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Ancient Prophetic Inspiration: Roman Sibyl, (sculpture)
Perry, Roland Hinton 1870-1941
Library of Congress 10 1st Street, S.E Second Floor, South Corridor Washington District of Columbia 20540
Small, Herbert, "The Library of Congress: its architecture and decoration," New York: Norton, 1982, pg. 116-117.
A Roman (or Cumaean) Sibyl delivers a prophetic warning. She is an old woman and holds a scroll in her lap. She is joined by a man clad in armor and a nude woman. A box of manuscripts is at her feet.
State of Being--Phenomenon--Occult
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums