Olmec Torso Artist: Unknown

Medium

Ceramic

Dimensions

24.3 × 23.3 cm (9 9/16 × 9 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Vincent L. Price, Jr., B.A. 1933

Accession Number

1996.10.2

Geography
Culture
Period

Early Formative to Middle Formative Period

Classification
Disclaimer

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 records is ongoing.

Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions, January 1996–December 1997," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1997–98): 155, ill.
  • Hasso Von Winning, Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1968), 38, no. 16, ill.
  • Vincent Price, I Like What I Know: A Visual Autobiography (New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1959), 158, ill.
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

human figures (visual works), sculptures

Technical metadata and APIs

IIIF

Open in Mirador

View IIIF manifest

The International Image Interoperability Framework, or IIIF, is an open standard for delivering high-quality, attributed digital objects online at scale. Visit iiif.io to learn more

Linked Art

API response for this object

Linked Art is a Community working together to create a shared Model based on Linked Open Data to describe Art.