Statuette of a Nude Youth

Object Details

Title:

Statuette of a Nude Youth

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Etruscan

Place:

Etruria (Place created)

Date:

fourth quarter of 4th century B.C.

Medium:

Bronze

Dimensions:

19.7 × 8.6 × 4.5 cm (7 3/4 × 3 3/8 × 1 3/4 in.)

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Provenance
by 1981

Melba Whatley (Dallas, Texas)

- 1988

The Merrin Gallery (New York, New York), sold to Lawrence Fleischman, 1988.

1988 - 1996

Barbara Fleischman

-

and Lawrence Fleischman, American, 1925 - 1997 (New York, New York), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996.

Exhibitions
Ancient and Medieval Art from a Dallas Private Collection (July 19, 1981 to August 23, 1981)
  • Dallas Museum of Art (Dallas), July 19 to August 23, 1981
The God's Delight: The Human Figure in Classical Bronze (November 1, 1988 to August 31, 1989)
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland), November 16, 1988 to January 8, 1989
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles), February 9 to April 9, 1989
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, May 9 to July 9, 1989
A Passion for Antiquities: Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman (October 13, 1994 to April 23, 1995) (79)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 13, 1994 to January 15, 1995
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland), February 14 to April 23, 1995
Ancient Art from the Permanent Collection (March 16, 1999 to May 23, 2004)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 16, 1999 to May 23, 2004
Bibliography

"Ancient and Medieval Art." Dallas Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin 1981.4 (July-August 1981) p. 2, ill.

Colonna, G. Atti e memorie della Accademia Petrarca di Lettere, Arti e Scienze, n.s. 47 (1985). p. 184ff.

Simone, C. de. Secondo congresso internazionale Etrusco. Atti, Vol. 3. Florence: 1985. p. 1316f., pl. 1.

Meer, L. B. van der. The Bronze Liver of Piacenza. Amsterdam: 1987. p. 61f.

Simone, C. de. Studi Etruschi 55 (1987-88). p. 346, no. 128.

Kozloff, Arielle P., and David Gordon Mitten, eds. The Gods Delight. The Human Figure in Classical Bronze. Exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art, Nov. 16, 1988-Jan. 8, 1989; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, February 9-April 9, 1989. Cleveland: 1988. pp. 254-58, cat. no. 47, ill.

Bonfante, L., and G. Bonfante. "Problems in Decipherment," Bibliotheque des cahiers de l'Institut de Linguistique de Louvain 49 (1989). p. 189ff., 197, fig. 13.

Colonna, G. "Le iscrizioni votive etrusche," Atti del Convegno Internazionale ANATHEMA, 15-18 giugno 1989 = Scienze dell'Antichita, Storia, Archeologia, Antropologia 3-4 (Rome: 1989-90). pp. 875-903.

Morandi, A. Epigrafia di Bolsena Etrusca. Rome: 1990. p. 85f., no. 29.

Bonfante, L. "Un bronzetto votivo di Bolsena (?)," Archeologia Classica 43, 2 (1991). p. 834ff.

Bentz, M. Etruskische Votivbronzen des Hellenismus. Biblioteca di Studi Etruschi 25. Florence: 1992. p. 200.

True, Marion, and Kenneth Hamma, eds. A Passion For Antiquities. Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman. The J. Paul Getty Museum. Malibu: 1994. pp. 170-72, cat. no. 79.

"Museum Acquisitions Between July 1, 1996, and June 30, 1998." The Report of the J. Paul Getty Trust, 1997-1998. p. 64.

Bonfante, Giuliano, and Larissa Bonfante. The Etruscan Language: An Introduction. (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2002) p. 167, no. 50, ill.

The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Antiquities Collection (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2002) p. 137.

De Grummond, Nancy Thomson. Etruscan Myth, Sacred History, and Legend. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2006) p. 149.

Bonfante, Larissa. "Etruscan Inscriptions and Etruscan Religion." In The Religion of the Etruscans. de Grummond, Nancy Thomson, and Erika Simon, eds. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006) pp. 16-17, ill.

The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Antiquities Collection. Rev. ed. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010) p. 131.