This marble sculpture in the New Britain Museum of American Art depicts a girl blinded by the eruption of Vesuvius. The sculptor was Randolph John Rogers, a mid-19th century American sculptor working in Italy.
On an autumn visit, Nydia stood out because of the bright red modern work behind her. That is Louise Sloane's The Mighty Quinn.
On my December visit, she was in front of Hell is for awesome! by Stephen St. Francis Decky. Nydia was, once again, alluring.