Artist Etruscan
Title
  • Athlete with Discus
Date 5th century BCE
Medium bronze
Dimensions Including base: 7 3/16 × 3 1/8 × 2 1/16 inches (18.3 × 7.9 × 5.2 cm)
Overall (object): 4 9/16 × 3 1/8 × 1 1/4 inches (11.6 × 7.9 × 3.2 cm)
Overall (base): 2 5/8 × 2 1/16 × 2 1/16 inches (6.7 × 5.2 × 5.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Wilhelm R. Valentiner
Accession Number 37.134
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
William Valentiner (New York, USA);
1937-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robindon, F.W. An Exhibition of Small Bronzes of the Ancient World. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1947, p. 8, no. 37.

Teitz, R.S. Masterpieces of Etruscan Art. Exh. cat., Worcester Art Museum. Worcester, Massachusettes, April 21-June 18, 1967, no. 61, (ill.).

Brendel, O.J. Etruscan Art. Pelican History of Art series. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978, p. 315, (ill.).

Image and Artifact: Ancient Art from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA Statewide Srevices Travelling Exhibition. Detroit, February 5, 1984-December 16, 1985, cat. no. 51.

Brendel, O.J. Etruscan Art. Pelican History of Art series, 2nd ed. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1995, pp. 315-6 (fig. 234).

Caccioli, D. A.. The Villanovan, Etruscan and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 14, Leiden / Boston: Brill, 2009, cat. no. 7, p. 30, (ill.) pl. 11.