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  • Apollo · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    a lyre held with his other hand and resting on a matching column In fact the edge of the lyre s crossbar is just preserved to the right of his head and the plaque appears to have broken along the line of the lyre and the column A grooved border frames the composition Plaques with Apollo and other gods were standard decoration for Roman jewelry boxes Conservation Date Description Narrative

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/1792/apollo-4/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Apollo and Herakles Fighting Over the Tripod · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Apollo and Herakles Fighting Over the Tripod Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description Herakles on the left is identified by his club and the lion skin knotted across his chest He is shown attempting to carry off the Delphic tripod belonging to Apollo who pursues him The rigidly balanced composition and the positioning of the figures are Archaistic Conservation Date Description Narrative 1 01 1959 Treatment cleaned 11 10 1960 Treatment loss compensation 11 23 1960 Examination condition 6 23 1961 Treatment cleaned 7 20 1970 Treatment cleaned 1 01 1992 Technical Report examined for technical study 2 15 2001 Treatment cleaned loss compensation Exhibitions Heroes Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville San Diego Museum Of Art San Diego Alexander S Onassis Public Benefit Foundation USA New York 2009 2011 Provenance Musée Nani Venice M J Ferroni Estate Sale Rome 1909 no 279 Henry Walters Baltimore 1909 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1909 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Roman

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/12835/apollo-and-herakles-fighting-over-the-tripod/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Architectural Relief of a Winged Nude Woman · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    This relief was originally a section of a cornice The reclining female figure is partially draped with her arm around an amphora Conservation Date Description Narrative 3 10 1958 Treatment cleaned repaired Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/24722/architectural-relief-of-a-winged-nude-woman/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Askos · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Date Description Narrative 1 03 1962 Treatment cleaned 1 14 1974 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Rome 1954 Greek and Roman Metalware The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1976 Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/14687/askos/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Athena · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    animal skin with a Gorgon s head on the front extends down her back as far as the waist Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Etruscan Artist Period 500

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/5446/athena-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Athena Promachos · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    influenced by the so called mystery religions of the East including the Egyptian cult of Isis which revealed beliefs and practices to the initiated that remained unexplained or mysterious to the uninitiated Most popular Roman cults had associations with these mystery religions and included the prospect of an afterlife The statuette is recognized as Athena Promachos the Warrior by her helmet and stance her stiff left leg advanced The details of her garments imitate the Korai statues of maidens of the late 6th century BC Her raised right arm supported a spear Conservation Examined in preparation for case retro fit and re installation Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Loan Consideration examined for loan 12 31 1969 Examination Examined 1 01 1944 Treatment other 6 07 1957 Treatment cleaned 12 01 1982 Treatment cleaned coated 12 08 1982 Examination examined for loan 3 30 1983 Treatment cleaned 3 30 1983 Treatment varnish removed or reduced 4 18 1989 Treatment cleaned coated loss compensation 3 01 2001 Treatment other Exhibitions Transformations in Hellenistic Art Mount Holyoke College Art Museum South Hadley 1983 Provenance Wyndham Francis Cook Sale 1908 no 24 pl XXVIII Joseph Brummer New York purchased by Henry Walters Baltimore

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/29217/athena-promachos/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Attendant of Mithras with Signs of the Zodiac · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD According to the Persian myth the sun god sent his messenger the raven to Mithras and ordered him to sacrifice the primeval white bull At the moment of its death the bull became the moon and Mithras s cloak became the sky stars and planets From the bull also came the first ears of grain and all the other creatures on earth This scene of sacrifice central to Mithraism is called the Tauroctony and is represented as taking place in a cave observed by Luna the moon god and Sol the invincible Sun god with whom he became associated in Roman times Mithras is generally depicted flanked by his two attendants Cautes and Cautopates and accompanied by a dog raven snake and scorpion This is a fragment of a relief that depicted Mithras standing between his two attendants and surrounded by a circular band that included the twelve signs of the zodiac Partial images of Capricorn Sagittarius and Scorpio are preserved here as well as Mithras s torch bearing attendant Cautopates Astrology was central to the Mithraic religion Conservation Examined in preparation for case retro fit and reinstallation Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/33798/attendant-of-mithras-with-signs-of-the-zodiac/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Autumn · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Since no visible sign of attachment is preserved the function of the figure is unclear However the manner in which the drapery and the figure s back form an angle as seen from the rear suggests that the piece once stood at the corner of a box or piece of furniture perhaps together with representations of other seasons Exhibitions Ivory The Sumptuous Art The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1983 1984

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/15627/autumn-3/ (2016-02-18)
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