Sculptor's Model of a Female Head
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
305 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
Late Ptolemaic Period or Roman Period
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Small sculptor’s model of a female head in plaster. The face is of conventional type with full chin and sensuous lips. The headdress is of an earlier Egyptian type. Probably of Roman period – certainly no earlier than the Greek period. From the evidence of the surface the piece would appear to have been cast.
Condition: Nose chipped, surface slightly weathered, various minor chips.
This item is not on view
Sculptor's Model of a Female Head, 305 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Plaster, 4 1/2 x 3 5/16 in. (11.5 x 8.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.49. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.49_negA_bw.jpg)
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