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Seated Male Figure


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Description The seated man raising a vessel to his lips, a masterpiece of Early Greek sculpture, displays the typical Geometric style of modeling figures as simple, linear forms that enclose open space.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/26/1958Treatmentcleaned; coated
11/14/1978Treatmentcleaned; other
11/14/1978Examinationexamined for condition
6/02/1986Loan Considerationexamined for loan
10/05/1988Treatmentcleaned
8/10/1992Loan Considerationexamined for loan
12/20/2000Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • The Gods Delight: The Human Figure in Classical Bronze. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland. 1988-1989.
  • From Pasture to Polis: Art in the Age of Homer. Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia. 1993.
Provenance [Said to be from the Alpheios Valley]; Joseph Brummer; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
750-700 BC (Geometric)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.789
Measurements
2 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. (7.3 x 3.1 x 3.5 cm) mount 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in. (4 x 3.9 x 3.9 cm)
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