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Ariadne - Item #189

$ 770.00

ariadne-flat-white

 

28 Inches High

The original bust is a Roman marble copy of a Greek original. It may very well not be a portrait of Ariadne but of her lover, Bacchus (Roman)/Dionysus (Greek).

 

Museum: Musei Capitolini (Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Galatian), Rome

Time Period: Ancient Greece/Ancient Rome

1911 Catalog ID # - 4054

 

Sources:

"Explore the Collections" feature. Thorvaldsens Museum. Inventory number L113. http://www.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk/en/collections. 

Bencard, Ernst Jonas. "Ropp's Commission 1804-05." The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives, 2012, http://arkivet.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk/articles/ropps-commission-1804-05.