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  • Athena · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    License Athena Provenance Credit Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown John Walsh Sr date of acquisition unknown by gift John Walsh 2nd date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1948 by purchase Credit Museum purchase formerly part of the Walters Collection 1948 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/38946/athena-4/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Athena with an Owl · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description A maidenly and surprisingly modest Athena bends her head forward Perched on her hand is an owl the emblem of her wisdom Her war like aspect is downplayed here although her upraised left hand once held a staff or spear and she wears a helmet crowned by a sphinx The simplicity of the figure heightens appreciation of the artist s skill Conservation Date Description Narrative 3 18 1992 Treatment other 11 30 2000 Treatment other 6 25 2001 Treatment other Exhibitions Goddess and Polis The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens Hood Museum of Art Hanover Tampa Museum of Art Tampa Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Richmond Princeton University Art Museum Princeton 1992 1993 Pandora s Box Women in Classical Greece The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Dallas Museum of Art Dallas Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig Basel 1995 1996 Provenance Joseph Brummer New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1929 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1929 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Greek Artist Period

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/3825/athena-with-an-owl/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Athlete · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Period Ascending Sort By Period Descending 1 567 48 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Athlete Provenance Credit Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore 1910 1915 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1910 1915 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Greek Artist Period 332

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/4886/athlete/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Athlete Discobolos · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    gesture of the athlete suggest that he is a discus thrower preparing for competition The statuette s stance recalls Classical sculpture while the long limbs small head and exaggerated breadth of the shoulders are characteristic of late Hellenistic works Conservation Date Description Narrative 9 17 1959 Treatment cleaned coated 9 17 1959 Treatment cleaned waxed 5 05 1988 Treatment cleaned coated 5 21 1990 Loan Consideration examined for loan 10 01 1992 Treatment cleaned coated 6 21 2002 Loan Consideration examined for loan Exhibitions From Alexander to Cleopatra Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 Sport in Ancient Greece Palais des beaux arts Brussels Belgium Brussels 1992 Heroes Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville San Diego Museum Of Art San Diego Alexander S Onassis Public Benefit Foundation USA New York 2009 2011 Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1928 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1928 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/28158/athlete-discobolos/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Attic Black-Figure Plate with Gorgon's Head and Bands of Animals · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Explore Object Creative Commons License Attic Black Figure Plate with Gorgon s Head and Bands of Animals Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description This rare plate was decorated by one of Athens most important early vase painters for whom the Gorgon a creature with a frightening grimace and snakes for hair was a favorite subject Mythical beings such as Gorgons sphinxes with a woman s head an eagle s wings and a lion s body and sirens with a woman s head and a bird s body all depicted here were inspired by Eastern models An owl panther goat lion and siren form a lively procession around the rim Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 27 1987 Treatment x ray Exhibitions The Centaur s Smile The Human Animal in Early Greek Art Princeton University Art Museum Princeton 2003 2004 Provenance Joseph Brummer Henry Walters Baltimore 1927 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1927 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Gorgon Painter Greek active ca 600 580 BC Artist Period ca 600 BC Archaic Medium

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/31014/attic-black-figure-plate-with-gorgons-head-and-bands-of-animals/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Tel Halaf" Fertility Figurine · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    central Turkey and northern Syria arose around 5000 BC and produced remarkable female figurines with distinctive fertility attributes This statuette is seated with legs extended her arms cradling her protruding breasts Bands of pigment emphasize the full rounded forms of her limbs and suggest facial features a necklace and loincloth Provenance Dr André Lagneau Switzerland Antiquarium Ltd sale no ANT 1375 New York 1996 Walters Art Museum 1997 by purchase

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/34867/tel-halaf-fertility-figurine/ (2016-02-18)
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  • A Pair of Lion Terminals from an Armlet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Object Creative Commons License A Pair of Lion Terminals from an Armlet Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description The pictured lion whose hindquarters are fluted tubes is executed in a detailed and lively fashion The reclining animal once faced another lion and together they formed the terminals of a bracelet The hoop was most likely made out of thick gold wire of which only traces remain inside the tubes Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Bedazzled 5 000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2006 2009 Bedazzled 5 000 Years of Jewelry El Paso Museum of Art El Paso 2010 Provenance Pontus Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York Henry Walters Baltimore 1911 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1911 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Iranian Artist Period ca 9th 8th century BC Medium gold Gold Silver Jewelry Accession Number 57 1558 Measurements 1 in

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/9551/a-pair-of-lion-terminals-from-an-armlet/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Animals /inscriptions · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    its head is turned to face the griffin Behind the griffin is another figure the top of which is difficult to read but the legs on which it stands are that of a bull bull man A cuneiform inscription in two registers borders the scene Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 26 1978 Treatment other Provenance Sadie Jones Mrs Henry Walters New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sale Joseph

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/12556/animals--inscriptions/ (2016-02-18)
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