Brucciani & Co. (before 1900) This cast is of a capital that crowned a column of the Ionic order or style. The band of lotus and palmettes—as found on the…Read More >
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2. Cast of a fragment from the Parthenon frieze
Brucciani & Co. (1889) The Parthenon was a temple dedicated to Athena, the city goddess of Athens. The Athenian leader Perikles directed the sculptor Pheidias to oversee its construction and…Read More >
14. The Putti Casts
Brucciani & Co. (before 1900) ‘Putti’ are depictions of naked children in Italian renaissance art. These are two of the innocents—abandoned or orphaned children—from the Ospidale degli Innocenti (Foundling Hospital)…Read More >
1. Cast of a fragment from the Erechtheion frieze
Brucciani & Co. (1889) The Erechtheion was one of several Greek temples on the Akropolis (literally ‘high city’) of ancient Athens, just North of the Parthenon. It was built between…Read More >