Head of Pan, 2nd century BCE

  • Greek

Marble

  • Framed: Overall: 6 7/8 × 5 × 6 inches (17.5 × 12.7 × 15.2 cm) Installed: 8 3/8 × 5 × 6 1/16 inches (21.3 × 12.7 × 15.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund

49.520

On View

  • Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • Hellenistic
  • Marble
  • Sculpture
  • Man
  • Greece
  • Head (animal or human component)
  • Pan

Provenance

(Jacob Hirsch, New York, New York, USA); 1949-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

"Hellenistic, II Century B.C.: Head of Satyr," Art Digest, vol. 24, no. 8 (January 15, 1950): p. 10 (ill.). Pallas, vol. 14, no. 4 (March 14, 1950): p. 38. DIA. Pictures on Exhibit, vol. 12, no. 5 (February 1950): p. 53. Richardson, E. P. and F. W. Robinson. "Recent Acquisitions of Ancient and Medieval Art," Bulletin of the DIA 31, no. 3/4 (1951–1952): p. 66 (ill.).

Rights Status

Greek, Head of Pan, 2nd century BCE, marble. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, 49.520.