Close view of a sculpture of the poet Sappho in front of a black backdrop in the Room of the Muses at the Pio Clementino Museum at the Vatican. She sits with one hand clutching a scroll and the other holds her toga at the neck.


  • Title: Sappho (Main View)
  • Creator: Pietro Dovizielli
  • Date Created: 1859
  • Location Created: Holy See
  • Physical Dimensions: 33.6 × 14.4 cm (13 1/4 × 5 11/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.251.1.57
  • Culture: Italian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Pietro Dovizielli (Italian, 1804 - 1885)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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