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Statue of a Mourning Woman

Object Details

Title:

Statue of a Mourning Woman

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Greek (South Italian, Canosan)

Place:

Canosa, South Italy (Place Created)

Date:

300–250 B.C.

Medium:

Terracotta with polychromy (red pigment)

Object Number:

79.AD.194

Dimensions:

96.5 × 31 cm (38 × 12 3/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Dr. Paul Flanagan

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1979

Dr. Paul Flanagan (Costa Mesa, California), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1979.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Ferruzza-Giacommara, Maria Lucia. "Quattro statue in terracotta provenienti da Canosa," Studia Varia from the J. Paul Getty Museum 1. Occasional Papers on Antiquities 8 (1993), pp. 71-82, figs. 6a-b.

Van der Wielen-van Ommeren, F. "Orantes, canosines." Genève et l'Italie: Mélanges de la Société genevoise d'études italiennes 3 (1999), pp. 43-65, no. 24.

Jeammet, Violaine. "Quelques particularités de la production des pleureuses canosines en terre cuite." Revue Archéologique 36, no. 2 (2003), pp. 224-292, p. 290, no. 39.

Ferruzza, Maria Lucia. Ancient Terracottas from South Italy and Sicily in the J. Paul Getty Museum. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016), no. 42, ill.