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Antigone Pouring a Libation over the Corpse of Her Brother Polynices

modeled 1867-1870 William Henry Rinehart Born: Union Bridge, Maryland 1825 Died: Rome, Italy 1874 painted plaster 71 x 26 3/4 x 37 3/8 in. (180.4 x 68.0 x 94.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Peabody Institute 1970.335.1 Not currently on view


Keywords

Ceremony - funeral

Dress - historic - classical dress

Mythology - classical - Antigone

Mythology - classical - Polynices

sculpture

plaster

About William Henry Rinehart

Born: Union Bridge, Maryland 1825 Died: Rome, Italy 1874

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