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Title Statuette of Muse from the Basilica of St. Antony in Padua (North-East Italy).
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About author Antonio Corso — Ph. D., professor. Centro Studi Vitruviani, Via Vitruvio, 9, I–61032 Fano (PU), Italy.
In the section Art of the Ancient World DOI10.18688/aa166-1-9
Year 2016 Volume 6 Pages 98100
Type of article RAR Index UDK 73.027.1 Index BBK 85.13

This note focuses on a statuette of Muse in Parian marble from the Basilica of St. Antony in Padua (Northern-Eastern Italy). It aims to include this statuette in the series of statuettes of Muses derived from the famous group of Muses carved by Philiskos of Rhodes. The statuette dates from the epoch of Antonines and stylistically is indebted to the Rhodian tradition. The Muse found her way to Padua in Northern-Eastern Italy where it was set up above a water basin in the basilica of St. Antony. The note offers an attempt to recreate the probable history of the statuette’s re-use as a depiction of St. Justine there.

Reference Antonio Corso. Statuette of Muse from the Basilica of St. Antony in Padua (North-East Italy).. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 6. Eds: Anna V. Zakharova, Svetlana V. Maltseva, Ekaterina Yu. Stanyukovich-Denisova. St. Petersburg, NP-Print Publ., 2016, pp. 98–100. ISSN 2312-2129.
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