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Relief - Jupiter and Juno

Jupiter and Juno

  • Object:

    Relief

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Alabaster

  • Museum number:

    A.10-1943

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This alabaster relief represents Jupiter and Juno, ancient Roman Gods who were twins and also husband and wife. The relief shows the two figures in classical dress embracing with an putti above.

Physical description

Relief in alabaster. Two figures in classical dress are shown seated with a putti above. The seated female figure on the left has a bird with outstretched wings standing on her left hand. In a frame decorated with interlocking circles.

Place of Origin

Flanders (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Alabaster

Object history note

Given by Mr Frank L. Pearson.

Descriptive line

Jupiter and Juno (?); Alabaster painted wood Flemish 16th cent

Materials

Alabaster

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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