Artist Randolph John Rogers, American, 1825-1892
Title
  • Nydia, the Blind Girl of Pompeii
Date ca. 1850s
Medium marble
Dimensions Including base: 77 3/4 × 27 1/2 × 39 1/2 inches (197.5 × 69.9 × 100.3 cm)
Overall (figure): 58 × 27 1/2 × 39 1/2 inches (147.3 × 69.9 × 100.3 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of the Honorable Thomas Witherell Palmer
Accession Number 13.23
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W280, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and inscribed: Randolph Rogers, Rome
Inscriptions Signed and inscribed: Randolph Rogers, Rome
Senator Thomas W. Palmer;
1913-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Detroit Art Loan Exhibition. Detroit, 1883, p. 103, no. 1260.

Gerdts. American Neo-Classical Sculpture. New York, 1973, pp. 120-121 (ill. of example in Brooklyn Museum).

Tolles, Thayer. American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 1: Catalogue of Works by Artists Born Before 1865. New York, 1999, pp. 117-120, no. 46 (ill. of example at MMA).