Description This statuette of a male figure has his arms by his sides and his left foot forward in the manner of a Greek Kouros, a type of statue that depicts a nude youth. This statuette is considered the earliest of the surviving bronzes from a large deposit of votive objects (including over 600 bronzes) found in 1838 on Mount Falterona at a site known as the Lake of Idols.
Provenance [Found at Falterona]; Capranesi Collection; Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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