Clytie

Title

Clytie

Date Created

c. 1868–75

Creator

G. F. Watts

Medium

Painted plaster

Format

Sculpture bust; 34 in., 60.4 lb. (86.4 cm, 27.4 kg)

Subject

Mythological: Clytie, jilted by Apollo, was metamorphosed into a sunflower, her head always turning toward the sun in its course.

Rights

Public domain

Identifier

08.131

Contributor

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Gift of Walter L. Palmer, 1908
Omeka record contributed by LM

Date Submitted

March 8, 2017

Files

4104.jpg

Collection

Reference

G. F. Watts, Clytie

Cite As

G. F. Watts, “Clytie,” Victorian Artists at Home, accessed May 26, 2024, https://artistsathome.emorydomains.org/items/show/540.

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