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
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