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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Quimbaya figurine

ca. 1000

Ceramic, white paint

21 × 21 × 11.5 cm (8 1/4 × 8 1/4 × 4 1/2 in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.88
Geography: 
Made in Colombia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Colombia, Quimbaya
Period: 
Integration Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

From the collection of Erika Hughes, Hughes Bequest.

Bibliography: 

Elisabeth Hodermarsky et al., John La Farge’s Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890–1891, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2010).

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

“Seated Figure,” http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1976.412.2 (accessed 9/18/2015).

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.