Description The detail, three-dimensionality, and realism of the animal's expression distinguish this as the work of a Hellenistic artist. The panther was associated with Dionysus, and knotted around its neck is a garland of grapes and ivy leaves, attributes of the god.
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- Designed for Use: Ancient Industrial Arts. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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