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Frieze

Frieze

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1884 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plaster, cast

  • Museum number:

    REPRO.1884-717

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cast of a frieze, plaster, showing a mask of the Sun-God, Apollo, particularly associated with Louis XIV. Also shown are fruit, flowers, serpents and cornucopias, or goats' horns filled with fruit and representing plenty.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca.1884 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Plaster, cast

Dimensions

Length: 106.7 cm, Height: 38.1 cm

Object history note

Taken from a 17th century stone frieze from the lost palace of the Tuileries in Paris, showing a mask of the Sun-God, Apollo, particularly associated with Louis XIV. Also shown are fruit, flowers, serpents and cornucopias, or goats' horns filled with fruit and representing plenty.

Descriptive line

Cast of a frieze, plaster, taken from a 17th century stone frieze from the lost palace of the Tuileries in Paris, France, about 1884

Subjects depicted

Cornucopias; Fruit; Serpents; Flowers

Categories

Sculpture; Royalty; Myths & Legends

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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