Guiseppe Piamontini / Neoptolemus and Polyxena / c. 1725Guiseppe Piamontini
Neoptolemus and Polyxena
c. 1725

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Creator Name: Piamontini, Giuseppe
Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Italian
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Italian; 1664-1742
Creator Name-CRT: Guiseppe Piamontini
Title: Neoptolemus and Polyxena
Title Type: preferred
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Creation Start Date: 1720
Creation End Date: 1730
Creation Date: c. 1725
Creation Place: Europe,Italy
Creation Place: Europe,Italy,Toscana (region) ,Firenze (p
Object Type: Sculpture
Classification Term: Statuette
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: 13 1/4 in (33.7 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1984.235
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Restricted gift of Mrs. Harold T. Martin
Subject Description: Neoptolemus, a Greek warrior who entered Troy concealed in the famous wooden horse, avenged his father Achilles by sacrificing Polyxena, daughter of the ruler Priam, on the parental grave.Sculpture, bronze statuette, dark brown patina; nude figure of Neoptolemus with dagger in right hand standing behind seated nude figure of Polyxena
AMICA ID: AIC_.1984.235
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

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