8 June 2005
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE SATYR
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Standing on an integral round plinth, the left leg bent at the knee, the muscular satyr depicted nude and ithyphallic, his bent right arm akimbo, the left lowered, with a bald pate, his oval face framed by a long moustache and beard
2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high
with Dr. Elie Borowski, 1989.
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Exhibition catalogue, The Pomerance Collection of Ancient Art, Brooklyn, 1966, p. 108, no. 123.
Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Pomerance Collection of Ancient Art, 14 June - 2 October 1966.
Dr. Herbert Cahn, op. cit., informs that this figure was found at Bertoli, near Cortona, in 1870, with a red-figured plate attributed to the Cerberus Painter.
Kept under wraps for almost a century, this superb collection comes into the light with its sale at Christie's in Paris on 30 October
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