Temple of Aphaia, west pediment (Thorvaldsen)

Material: Cast (plaster of Paris)
Format: Statue Group
Museum: By permission of the Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich
Museum inventory number: 88
Museum of original: Glyptothek, Munich
Note: Seen here is a detail of the restoration by Bertel Thorvaldsen (1815); his restorations were removed in the period 1963 to 1965. On the derestoration, see: William J. Diebold, "The Politics of Derestoration: The Aegina Pediments and the German Confrontation with the Past," Art Journal 54, No. 2 (Summer, 1995) 60-66.
Name of photographer/modeler: Carter Conaway
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