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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Standing Figure

100 B.C.–A.D. 300

Chlorite

19 × 8.9 cm (7 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1960.44.1
Geography: 
Guerrero, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Mezcala, Guerrero
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

André Emmerich, New York, November 29, 1956; Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1967 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, The Art and Architecture of Ancient America, 2nd ed. (Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1975), pl. 76b.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 87, 253, no. 156, fig. 84.

Richard Brettell, “Mezcala Stone Sculpture in the Olsen Collection,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 16–17, fig. 3.

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.