Bronze statuette of a Black African youth


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164

This fine statuette shows the careful observation that reflects firsthand knowledge of the subject. The distinctive garment is characteristic of artisans, especially those working in the heat of a foundry, forge, or brazier.

#1080. Bronze statuette of an African (known as Ethiopian) youth

Bronze statuette of a Black African youth, Bronze, Greek

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