Female Votary Statuette, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

  • Etruscan

Bronze

  • Framed: Overall: 3 11/16 × 1 5/8 × 1 7/16 inches (9.4 × 4.1 × 3.7 cm) Object: 3 5/16 × 1 1/2 × 13/16 inches (8.4 × 3.8 × 2.1 cm) Base: 3/8 × 1 7/16 × 1 7/16 inches (1 × 3.7 × 3.7 cm)

Gift of Ferdinando H. Cinelli

70.973

Provenance

Detroit, Ferdinando Hartz Cinelli, by whom given to the DIA.

Published References

Del Chiaro, M.A., Re-exhumed Etruscan Bronzes, Santa Barbara: University of California Art Museum, 1981, pp 11-12, 35 (as dating to late 7th - early 6th centuries BCE) Richardson, E., Etruscan Votive Bronzes, Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 1983, pp 49, 52-54, no 8, similar facial features of figurine p 52, no 4 (as example of Early Etruscan Ladies Type: Series C, Group 3, 575-525 BCE). Caccioli, D. A., The Villanovan, Etruscan and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 14, Leiden / Boston: Brill, 2009, cat. no. 4, pp. 23, 27, ill. pl. 8.

Rights Status

Etruscan, Female Votary Statuette, late 7th - early 6th century BCE, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Ferdinando H. Cinelli, 70.973.