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Female Figure

Artist Culture
Aztec@Period
Period
Late Postclassic period, c.1200–1521
Date
c.1350–1450
Material
Wood, plant remains, and pigment
Place from
México, North and Central America
Classification
Wood
Current Location
On View, Gallery 114
Dimensions
20 11/16 x 8 7/8 x 4 5/8 in. (52.5 x 22.5 x 11.8 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Morton D. May
Rights
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Object Number
381:1978
- 1966
Everett Rassiga Inc., New York, NY, USA

1966 - 1978
Morton D. May (1914-1983), St. Louis, MO, purchased from Everett Rassiga Inc. [1]

1978 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, given by Morton D. May [2]


Notes:
[1] An invoice dated May 27, 1966 from Everett Rassiga Inc. to Morton D. May documents May's purchase, listed as "Aztec wood figure" [May Archives, Saint Louis Art Museum].

[2] A letter dated September 19, 1978 from Morton D. May to James N. Wood, director of the Saint Louis Art Museum, includes the offer of this object as part of a larger donation [SLAM document files]. Minutes of the Acquisitions Committee of the Board of Trustees, Saint Louis Art Museum, December 13, 1978.
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