Robert Haber (New York, New York), sold to Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, 1990.
Not currently on view
Statuette of a Young Satyr Playing the Double Aulos
Roman Empire (Place Created)
Silver with gilding
4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)
Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman
This rustic looking youth strides forward playing a double aulos or flute. The instrument is unusual in that it has one straight pipe and one with a flaring, upward-curving end. The youth is nude except for a
Galerie Nefer, Zurich. Catalogue 8. 1990, no. 24.
True, Marion, and Kenneth Hamma, eds. A Passion For Antiquities. Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, exh. cat. (Malibu: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1994), p. 328, cat. no. 171.
"Museum Acquisitions Between July 1, 1996, and June 30, 1998." The Report of the J. Paul Getty Trust (1997-98), p. 69.
Grebl, James. "El Poder de la Música en los Mitos y el Arte Clásico." In El Arte de la Música, exh. cat. (Mexico City: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2016), pp. 121, 263, cat. 11, ill.