One of a Pair of Matched Bowls Depicting Costumed Ritual Performers
Peru (Object made in)
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Everette McNear, High Culture in the Americas before 1500, exh. cat. (Arts Club Chicago, 1982), pp. 42-43 (ill.)
Richard Townsend, “Deciphering the Nazca World: Ceramic Images from Ancient Peru,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 11, 2 (Spring 1985), pg. 135 (ill. photograph and line drawing).
Richard Townsend with Elizabeth Pope, Indian Art of the Americas at the Art Institute of
Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago and Yale University Press, 2016), 307, cat. 260.
Arts Club of Chicago, High Culture in the Americas before 1500, Nov. 15–Dec. 31, 1982, ex. cat. 97.
Zurich, Switzerland, Museum Rietberg Zurich, Nasca: Geheimnisvolle Zeichen im Alten Peru, June 20–October 3, 1999, cat.; traveled to Vienna, Museum fur Volkerkunde, October 29, 1999–January 31, 2000.
Eduard Gaffron (1861–1931), Lima, Peru, from 1892 to 1912, then Berlin, from 1912 [History of the Department report (Joanne Behrens, 1985) and correspondence in curatorial file]; by descent to his children Mercedes Gaffron (1908–1993), Berlin then Durham, NC, and Hans Gaffron (1902–1979), Berlin then Chicago [correspondence and documentation of the Gaffron Collection in curatorial file]; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1955.
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