• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 224

    A VICTORIAN PLASTER BUST OF CLYTIE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LATER PAINTED

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN PLASTER BUST OF CLYTIE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LATER PAINTED
    Modelled in loose drapery
    27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high


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    In Greek mythology, Clytie, daughter of the King of Babylon was spurned by the sun god Apollo in favour of her sister Leucothea. She wasted away, and transformed into the flower that also turns its face towards the sun.

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