Young woman with a torch and vase

Giovanni Pichler Italian

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The vessel, improbably slung by one handle over the top of the maiden's arm, is superbly delineated in the tawny top stratum. This, one of Pichler's choicest assimilations of Hellenistic style, would alone justify the high repute he enjoyed among his contemporaries.

Young woman with a torch and vase, Giovanni Pichler (Italian, Naples 1734–1791 Rome), Sardonyx and gold, Italian, Rome

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