Ariadne by Unknown

Ariadne by Unknown


Charlottesville, Virginia (VA), US
James Bowdoin III, who was appointed American minister to Spain by President Thomas Jefferson in 1804, came across this sculpture while visiting Paris where he saw an ancient sculpture of Ariadne, one of many Italian works of art confiscated by Napoleon that were exhibited at the Louvre.

http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki/index.php/Ariadne_%28Sculpture%29

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