Book and Basket

Female Figure (Book and Basket)
Possibly Edgar George Papworth Junior (1832-1927)
Marble
T22.6.2005.7
Image © Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

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Female Figure (Book and Basket)

This marble sculpture shows a female in classical dress holding a book and a basket filled with rolled scrolls. She is possibly be Clio, the Muse of History, whose attributes include books and scrolls.

 

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