Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bronze support in the form of a standing woman

Period:
Archaic
Date:
2nd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.57
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
The figure wears a belted peplos and a short capelike epiblema that is fastened at the shoulders with long pins.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 10, p. 7, pl. 3, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 129, pp. 33-34, pls. 44-45, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1975. "Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, : p. 118.

Mertens, Joan R. 1985. "Greek Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 43(2): no. 10, pp. 10, 21.

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