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Artist: Unknown

Torso of a Youth, possibly Apollo or Hercules

ca. 1530

White marble and specs of mica

115.6 × 55.5 × 39 cm (45 1/2 × 21 7/8 × 15 3/8 in.)
Gift of Art Gallery Associates
1961.26
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Italian, Florence(?)
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Alfred Westerholtz; sale, Hugo Helbing, Munich, February 26–27, 1918, lot 54 (as “Male torso”); sold to Professor Otto A. Böhler, Hamburg; consigned to Julius Böhler (Kunsthandlung Julius Böhler, dealer), Munich, April 28, 1949 (as Roman, Marble torso, 1st century A.D.) (stock no. 4049), and sold to The Arcade Gallery, Ltd., London, November 11, 1961 (as Torso of a Youth, Asia Minor, perhaps Pergamon, 1st Century A.D.); sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1961

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