Category:Melpomene (Louvre)

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anonymous: Melpomene  wikidata:Q19057847 
anonymous: Melpomene
label QS:Len,"Melpomene"
label QS:Lfr,"Melpomène"
Object type statue
object_type QS:P31,Q179700
English: Colossal female statue, restored as the muse Melpomene by the addition of a modern mask. Marble, Roman artwork, ca. 50 BC. Might have been part of the Theatre of Pompey in Rome.
Français: Statue féminine colossale, restaurée en muse Melpomène par l'addition d'un masque moderne. Marbre, œuvre romaine, vers 50 av. J.-C. Peut-être un élément du décor du théâtre de Pompée à Rome.
Русский: Вероятно, сходила в скультпурную группу, включавшую всех муз и Аполлона, поскольку в отдельных памятниках она встречается сравнительно редко. Возможно, стояла в Театре Помпея.
Date circa 50 BC
date QS:P571,-0050-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium white marble
Dimensions Height: 3.9 m (12.8 ft)
dimensions QS:P2048,3.92U11573
institution QS:P195,Q19675
Current location
not on view

This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities).
Accession number
Ma 411, MR 269 Info non-talk.svg
Object history

in collection of Vatican
: confiscated by Napoléon

: acquired by by exchange
(exhanged against the Laocoön Group)
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 20303 Joconde database: [1]
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