12 April 2016
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MALE VOTARY
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Solid cast, of elongated flattened form, the youthful figure standing with his legs apart, his right hand projecting forward at the elbow, his left hand lowered, his hair with a fringe of vertical striations at the forehead, wearing a mantle over his left shoulder, the diagonal drapery folds delineated by deep incision
6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high
with J.J. Klejman, New York.
Alan Rosenthal, New York, acquired from the above, 1962; thence by descent to his daughter.
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For related flattened, elongated bronzes see the male votary in Berlin, no. D2.61 in M. Kunze, et al., Die Welt der Etrusker, and another in the Villa Giulia, Rome, no. 74 in M. Cristofani, I Bronzi degli Etruschi.
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