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Flower Nymph

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A limestone statue of a nymph mounted on a sloping limestone base hewn to look like rock. Drapery covers the lower half of the nymph's body and she is entwined with garlands of flowers which suggests she is an anthusae or flower nymph. Her gaze is cast downward to the bottom right. The limestone is fine-grained and may be French, possibly from Lepine or Caen.

National Trust, Belton House

Grantham

Title

Flower Nymph

Date

1801–1899

Medium

limestone

Measurements

H 166 x W 42 x D 46 cm

Accession number

436826

Work type

Statue

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National Trust, Belton House

Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 2LS England

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