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A PALMYRENE LIMESTONE SEATED FEMALE FIGURE
PROPERTY FROM A MONTECITO PRIVATE ESTATE
A PALMYRENE LIMESTONE SEATED FEMALE FIGURE

CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

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A PALMYRENE LIMESTONE SEATED FEMALE FIGURE
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Depicted seated on an integral base, wearing a stola falling in deep vertical folds to her feet, her right foot exposed, clad in a shoe, a tightly fitting palla wrapped around her body and shoulders, and hanging in thick diagonal pleats across her lap, once pulled over her now-missing head as a veil, her left arm bent at the elbow and resting across her lap, the hand emerging from the vestment, her right arm bent at the elbow and raised towards her now-missing chin
37 in. (94 cm.) high
Provenance
Private Collection, Montecito, acquired prior to 1996; thence by descent.

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