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Minerva without a helmet
(Minerve sans casque)
(c. 1896)

Medium
marble
Measurements
48.2 × 26.4 × 26.7 cm (overall)
Accession Number
235-2
Department
International Sculpture
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1905
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Description
A marble bust of a woman (Mrs John Russell) with the back of her head missing. The marble has a wax-like quality which gives a translucent look to the softly modelled face.