THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Niobe
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The group of Niobe and her youngest daughter.
Pentelic marble.
Roman copy of a Greek original by Scopas of the second half of the 4th c. BCE.
Inv. No. 294.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The group of Niobe and her youngest daughter.
Pentelic marble.
Roman copy of a Greek original by Scopas of the second half of the 4th c. BCE.
Inv. No. 294.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Part of the sculptural group “The Slaughter of the Niobids”: Niobe tries to protect her younger daughter from Artemis.
Marble.
Roman copy of the mid-2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 265, 266.
Heraklion, Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Part of the sculptural group “The Slaughter of the Niobids”: Niobe tries to protect her younger daughter from Artemis.
Marble.
Roman copy of the mid-2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 265.
Heraklion, Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Aphrodite (so-called Niobe).
Fine-grained marble.
Head — Roman copy of the 2nd century CE, bust — modern.
Inv. No. 8586.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Daughter of Niobe from Horti Sallustiani in Rome.
Parian marble. Greek work of the mid-5th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 72274.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Death of the Niobe’s Children.
Relief of a front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble.
Roman work of the 1st century BCE (?) after a Greek original of the 430s BCE by Phidias.
Inv. No. Гр. 4223 / A. 434.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Death of Niobe’s Children.
Relief of a front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble.
Roman work of the second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 24.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.