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Sleeping Satyr
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cast of statue, Capitoline Venus
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Aphrodite in the bath
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Elderly drunk woman
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cast of statue, so-called Sleeping Ariadne
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Naked boxer
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Naked male torso
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Cast of Nike of Samotracia
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The cast of Artemis
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The Cast of Prince of the Baths
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The cast of a young woman dressed
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The cast of Poseidon
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The cast of Laocoon
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The cast of goddess Venus
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Cast of the Spinario
Sleeping Satyr
cast of statue, Capitoline Venus
Aphrodite in the bath
Elderly drunk woman
cast of statue, so-called Sleeping Ariadne
Naked boxer
Naked male torso
Cast of Nike of Samotracia
The cast of Artemis
The Cast of Prince of the Baths
The cast of a young woman dressed
The cast of Poseidon
The cast of Laocoon
The cast of goddess Venus
Cast of the Spinario

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Description

The cast represents a female figure lying on a rock and asleep. She dressed in a chiton that leaves her left breast uncovered. Her head, covered by the cloak, is leaning slightly backwards and resting on the back of the left hand, a snake-shaped bracelet is rolled around the left arm, the right arm is dropped loosely above the head, the legs are crossed . The original, from which the cast derives, is placed in the Vatican Museums, Museo Pio - Clementino, in the Gallery of Statues. The sculpture, identified with the sleeping Ariadne at the end of the 1700s by Ennio Quirino Visconti, previously believed to be a Cleopatra due to the snake-shaped bracelet that adorns her arm, a copy of an original from the first half of the second century. B.C. in Parian marble. It has some restoration elements: the nose, the lips, the right hand, part of the left, part of the drapery.


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