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Artist, attributed to: Hartog Master

Bronze figure of a warrior

late 5th century B.C.


20.2 × 7.1 × 3.5 cm (7 15/16 × 2 13/16 × 1 3/8in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
Etruscan, Umbro-Sabellian
Ritual Objects

D.H. Burr, Esq.; Sotheby's London June 13, 1966, lot 153; Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, acquired from the above, 1966; Albert L. Hartog, Chester, NJ, acquired from the above; Christie's, New York, December 18, 1996, lot 7; Thomas and Erika Hughes, acquired from the above, 1996; collection of Erika Hughes, Bequest from Erika Hughes, 2014.


Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 198, 387, pl. 183.

Larissa Bonfante and Adriana Emiliozzi, “Art of the Etruscans,” Archaeology 44, no. 4 (July/August 1991): 50–52.

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Property of D.H. Burr, Esq., sale cat. (1966), 67, ill.

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.