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Triton Grimani, frontal view

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Triton Grimani, detail of torso in frontal view

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Triton Grimani, detail of torso from right

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Triton Grimani, view from right

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Triton Grimani, torso and head in right profile

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Triton Grimani, upper torso and head in frontal view

Collection: Berlin, Antikenmuseen
Title: Triton Grimani
Summary: Triton with human body, fish tail
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Style: Late Classical
Date: ca. 350 BC - ca. 325 BC
Dimensions:

H 1.295 m

Scale: Over life-size
Period: Late Classical


Condition: Nearly complete

Condition Description:

Most of figure preserved except the arms, both broken at shoulders. Face heavily reworked, including restoration of nose, lower lip, chin and most of hair. Large areas in back retooled as part of ancient repair. Surface weathered.

Material Description:

Large-grained, Greek marble (Blümel)

Collection History: From the Museo Grimani. Acquired in 1843 from Pajaro in Venice. (in the Veneto?).

Sources Used: Blümel 1966, no. 103 (with full bib.); Lippold 1950, 253; Picard/Manuel, 3.682; Neugebauer 1951, 178