|HELLENISTIC BRONZE DIONYSOS ASTRIDE A SNARLING PANTHER
His hands on his upper thighs, his head turned to his right, the panther's fur covered with oval spots inlaid in silver. Fine style.
1st Century BC
L. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.)
Ex John Kluge collection, Charlottesville, Virginia, acquired from Royal Athena in 1989; J.M.E. collection, New York.
Published: C.C. Vermeule and J.M. Eisenberg, Catalog of the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes in the Collection of John Kluge, New York and Boston, 1992, no. 88-88; J. Eisenberg, Gods & Mortals, 1989, no. 12.