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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
  • Description

    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.

  • References

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

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

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

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

    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. New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. 55, 353, figs. 33-35.

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

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

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

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