Galleria (PN)

Female bust

Inv. Scu 296 Female bust, cut off beneath the breasts. The youthful face shows several individual features, such as the rendering of the eyebrows, thick and horizontal, the large, wide open eyes, the full, closed lips and the strong chin.…

Group of a female figure and a boy

Inv. Scu 243 The sculptural group, originally destined to a funerary chamber, features a woman sitting on a low chair with her son standing at her side on the left; the woman wears a long-sleeved tunic girt just below the…

Statue of a seated man

Inv. Scu 262 The man, wearing a tunic, a cloak that falls on his legs and laced footwear (calcei), is holding a scroll and tablet in his hands; the pose is therefore one of an intellectual, according to a common…

Statue of winged Psyche

Inv. Scu 287 Found in the series of sculptures of Florentine Niobids , due to a similarity to these statues and actually being a copy, for a long time this statue was believed to be a daugther of Niobe of…

Statue of Niobids

Inv. Scu 254 The sculpture depicts one of the children of Niobe, slain by Apollo; it was part of a group that depicted the massacre of the Niobids, the original of which has sometimes been attributed to Skopas. The face…

Young Hercules with snakes

Inv. Scu 247 The statuette shows a child who, seated on the ground, is struggling with two snakes. The work is inspired by an episode from the life of the infant Hercules: enraged because of Zeus’s adultery with Alcmene, Hera…

Portrait of Caracalla

Inv. Scu 277 Portrait of Caracalla cut under the breast and originally belonging to a full figure statue The face, resolutely turned towards the right shoulder and in three-quarter view, is characterized by a careful physiognomic rendering (hollowed eyes, frowned…

Female statue

Inv. Scu 264 The statue, depicting a woman seated on a stool with a high pillow, most likely had a funerary use. The typological scheme, with the right elbow resting on the left wrist, corresponds to the so-called “Pudicitia” type,…