Ballplayer Artist: Unknown

A.D. 600–900

Art of the Ancient Americas

On view, 1st floor, Art of the Ancient Americas
Medium

Ceramic with pigment

Dimensions

8 × 3 9/16 × 3 3/8 in. (20.32 × 9.049 × 8.573 cm)

Credit Line

Purchased with a bequest from Joan B. Rapp, B.L.S. 1991; the Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund; and a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wardwell, B.A. 1957

Accession Number

2009.69.1

Geography
Period

Late Classic Period

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Acquired from Peter I Hirsch in 1967 by Morton and Estelle Sosland.
Morton and Estelle Sosland Collection, sold to benefit the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, "Kansas City Collects", A Selection of Works of Art Privately Owned in the Greater Kansas City Area, January 22-February 28. 1975, by Ralph T. Coe, pg. 179, illus., caption 192c.
Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions 2009," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009), 144–145, ill
  • Nicholas M. Hellmuth, Pre-Columbian Ballgame: Archaeology and Architecture, 1, no. 1 (Providence, R.I.: Foundation for Latin American Anthropological Research, 1975), 16–17, ill
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Additional information

Object/Work type

human figures (visual works)

Subject

standing

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