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Bronze youth

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 470 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.258.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 153
The gesture of this magnificent nude figure suggests that he
is an athlete expressing veneration. The base makes it likely
that the work was offered as a dedication.
Robinson, Edward. 1909. "The Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1908--III Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 4(4): pp. 77-8, fig. 2.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 79, pp. 51-53, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 91, fig. 54, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 103, 105, fig. 66, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 103, 105, fig. 66, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1936[1934]. A Guide to the Collections, Part 1: Ancient and Oriental Art, 2nd edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1950. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks, 3rd edn. pp. 55, 353, figs. 33-35, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 81, 219, pl. 59c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. 1958. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale, Vol. 3. p. 1019, fig. 1309, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. no. 41, Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik.

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