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Artist, attributed to: Israel Museum Sculptor, Greek, Cycladic, 3rd millenium B.C.

Reclining Female Figure

ca. 2600 B.C.

Marble

22.86 × 6.985 × 3.81 cm (9 × 2 3/4 × 1 1/2 in.)
Gift of Joann and Gifford Phillips, Class of 1942
2008.115.26
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Cycladic
Period: 
Bronze Age
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Athens art market; Joann and Gifford Phillips, acquired from the above, 1962; Yale University Art Gallery, acquired from the above, 2008.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 142, ill.

Pat Getz-Gentle, “A Cycladic Figure Attributed to the Israel Museum Sculptor,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2011): 80–85, fig. 1.

Pat Getz-Gentle, Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture (Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2001), 155.

Jurgen Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades in the Third Millenium B.C. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977), 252, fig. 128.

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.