Glyptotek Drawings [12]

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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

Credits: 

Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyprothek München
Photograph by : Renate Kühling

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