Fragment Of A Sculpture "caliope", 19th Century flag

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"Fragment Of A Sculpture "caliope", 19th Century "
Fragment of a terracotta sculpture depicting Caliope. The figure is shown standing. Visible attributes of Caliope: on the base the inscription Caliope Poesia Erotica.
Calliope ("beautiful voice") is described as a young girl with a majestic air, her forehead surrounded by a golden crown which indicates her supremacy over the other Muses, according to Hesiod.
Calliope was often depicted in art as a figure holding a tablet and stylus, as if preparing to write the next great epic poem.

XIX century
Price: 1 500 €
Artist: Anonyme
Period: 19th century
Style: Louis Philippe, Charles 10th
Condition: En l'etat

Material: Terracotta
Width: 55 cm
Height: 82 cm
Depth: 44 cm

Reference: 1050862
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