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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Seated Male Figure

100 B.C.–A.D. 350

Ceramic with pigment

60 cm (23 5/8 in.)
Gift of the Olsen Foundation
1958.15.16
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
West Mexico, Colima
Period: 
Protoclassic to Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Alfred Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles, March 1, 1957; Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 159, 326, no. 350, fig. 192.

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