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One of a pair of carved sunflower type rosettes (with Soane no. S6)

Marble, probably Luna marble

Height: 30cm, approximately

Museum number: S5

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 170help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This rosette and Soane S6 are a non-matching pair. S5 is carved in several relief depths, S6 has deeply cut petals.

Compare the last rosettes, presumably from the carved enrichment of Hadrian's Villa, drawn by Penna and reproduced by Gusman1 .

1Gusman, Villa Hadriana, p. 242, fig. 372-380.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Rome.

Literature

Tatham: Drawings, 4 (?) and 1 (?).


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