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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Standing Male Figure

1470–1534

Gold

5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.) 5.8 × 2 × 1.6 cm (2 5/16 × 13/16 × 5/8 in.)
Gift of Thomas T. Solley, B.A. 1950
2002.15.3
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Inca
Period: 
Late Horizon
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Judith Small, New York City, 1963; sold toThomas T. Solley (1924–2006), Bloomington, Ind., 1963–2002; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2002,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003): 131, ill.

Richard L. Burger and Lucy C. Salazar, eds., Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Inca, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2004), 199, no. 167, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 194, 385, pl. 179, ill.

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.