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Ancient Prophetic Inspiration: Roman Sibyl, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Perry, Roland Hinton 1870-1941  Search this
Medium:
Stucco
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Library of Congress 10 1st Street, S.E Second Floor, South Corridor Washington District of Columbia 20540
Notes:
Small, Herbert, "The Library of Congress: its architecture and decoration," New York: Norton, 1982, pg. 116-117.
Summary:
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.
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Sibyl  Search this
State of Being--Phenomenon--Occult  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Dress--Historic--Armor  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08480015
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_371907