National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Calliope Augustin Pajou (artist)
French, 1730 - 1809
Calliope, c. 1763
marble
overall: 158 x 60.8 x 46.1 cm (62 3/16 x 23 15/16 x 18 1/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.107
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From the Tour: Marble Sculpture from France
Object 4 of 8

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on book: CALLIOPE REGI / NA,HOMINVM, / DIVVMQVE VO/ LVPTAS / CARMINIS HE / ROI NVMERIS / FVLGENTIA / SIGNIS / AGMINA,BEL / LANTVMQVE / ANIMOS,ET / P RAELIA CAN / TO, / INCLYTAQVE / AETERNAE COMMI / TO. NOMINA / FAMAE

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