Alabaster Statue of Achilles Rape of Polyxena After Pio Fedi (1815-1892)
Our alabaster sculpture depicts The Rape of Polyxena, after the original marble completed by Pio Fedi (1815-1892) in 1868, installed in the Loggia dei Lanzi, the open-air museum in the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy. Depicted is Achilles, the Greek warrior, abducting Polyxena while striking Hecuba with her brother, Troiius, laying beneath. 40 x 17.5 x 15.25 inches, on marble pedestal measuring 30 inches tall and matching the width and depth of the sculpture. Apparently unsigned.
In good condition. There are repairs to two hands and possibly other restorations as yet unidentified.