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Bronze long-haired goat

4th century B.C.

Bronze

18.7 x 6.1 x 7.7 cm (7 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/16in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2004.81.2
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

By 1908, Collection Arthur Sambon, Paris (published: O. Theates, "Les artistes animaliers," LE MUSEE V (1908) 52, pl. III); sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris 25-28 May 1914, lot 49 (catalogue: Jacob Hirsch); with A. Mathias, Paris (date unknown); with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1988; by 1988, John M. Kluge Collection; Christie's New York, sale, "The Morven Collection of Ancient Art," 8 June 2004, lot 393; with Robert Haber Gallery, New York 2004

Bibliography: 

Gisela Marie Augusta Richter, Animals in Greek Sculpture (New York: Oxford University Press, 1930), 25–27, fig. 120–35.

Christie’s New York, New York, The Morven Collection of Ancient Art, sale cat. (June 8, 2004), lot 393.

“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 153, ill.

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