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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Standing Figure

300 B.C.–A.D. 300

Carved greenstone

7.45 × 3.24 × 2.22 cm (2 15/16 × 1 1/4 × 7/8 in.)
Gift of Helen Chillman
2017.103.1
Geography: 
Guerrero, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala
Period: 
Late Formative Period to Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Given to Helen Chillman by her father, James Chillman (Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), who received it as a gift from the artist Diego Rivera on a visit to Mexico in 1931.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.