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Standing figure of Athena

Late 5th century B.C.

Bronze, solid cast

10.8 × 5 × 2.6 cm (4 1/4 × 1 15/16 × 1 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.10
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

H. Cahn, Basel; Ruth Elizabeth White, acquired from the above, 1962, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1988.
Invoice (May 14, 1962) and import documents in curatorial department object file

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 116.

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 116.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 265, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 198, fig. 198.

Susan B. Matheson, “Ancient Greek Bronzes at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 45–57, 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.