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Marble statue of Tyche-Fortuna restored with the portrait head of a woman

Period:
Imperial, Late Flavian or Early Trajanic
Date:
1st or 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Other: 75 x 26 x 23 in. (190.5 x 66 x 58.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.82.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Tyche wearing double chiton, holding cornucopia in left hand and steering paddle in right. Adaptation of Greek original.
Baptiste Charles Othon Frederic Jean de Clarac comte and Louis-Ferdinand-Alfred Maury. 1841. "ou, Description historique et graphique du Louvre et de toutes ses parties, des statues ... du Musée royal des antiques et des Tuileries ... tirées des principaux musées et ... collections de l'Europe, accompagne d'une iconographie egyptienne, grecque." Musée de sculpture antique et moderne, 3. no. 839B, pl. 454B, Paris.

Michaelis, Adolf. 1882. Ancient Marbles in Great Britain. p. 455, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Smith, Arthur Hamilton. 1889. A catalogue of the ancient marbles at Lansdowne house, based upon the work of Adolf Michaelis : with an appendix containing original documents relating to the collection. no. 33, pp. 11, 21, London: Private Publisher.

Reinach, Salomon. 1906. "Clarac de poche : contenant les bas-reliefs de l'ancien fonds du Louvre et les statues antiques du Musée de sculpture de Clarac." Répertoire de la statuaire grecque et romaine, 1. no. 839, p. 224, pl. 454B.

Swarbrick, John. 1915. Robert Adam and His Brothers: Their Lives, Work and Influence on English Architecture, Decoration, and Furniture. p. 189, fig. 137, London.

Christie, Manson and Woods. March 5, 1930. Ancient marbles : The Property of the Marquess of Lansdowne. no. 106, p. 69, opp. p. 69.

Vermeule, Cornelius Clarkson. 1955. "Notes on a New Edition of Michaelis ; Ancient marbles in Great Britain." American Journal of Archaeology, 59(2). p. 131.

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