Glyptotek Drawings [12]

Jim Dine
(b. 1935)

Glyptotek Drawings [12]

Charcoal and pastel on plastic sheet
12 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches
Item description: 

In Ancient Greece, graves were marked with stelae ornamented with relief depictions of the deceased and their attributes. This hunting hound originally marked a grave site. The dog is depicted in mourning, with its head down and nose to the ground.

Hunting Hound, ca. 350 B.C.., Glyptothek, Munich


Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyprothek München
Photograph by : Renate Kühling

Photograph courtesy of The Pace Gallery.
© 2011 Jim Dine / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York