Seated figure

Photo: Paul Macapia

Seated figure

ca. 600 - 800

The settlement of Remojadas on the Gulf Coast of Mexico was known for its superb ceramic production. Its figures are usually hand-modeled and include sensitive depictions of anatomy and facial expression.
Ceramic and resin
13 3/8 x 11 3/8 x 10 1/2 in. (33.97 x 28.89 x 26.67 cm)
Gift of Katherine White and the Boeing Company
Photo: Paul Macapia
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum


Exhibition HistoryLos Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Ancient Art of Veracruz, Feb. 23 - June 13, 1971.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Volunteer Park, Selections from the Katherine White Collection, Feb. 1987.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Art of the Ancient Americas, July 10, 1999 - May 11, 2003.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Cosmic Beings in Mesoamerican and Andean Art, Nov. 10, 2018 - ongoing.
Published ReferencesMiller, Mary. "Art of Oceania, Mesoamerica, and the Andes." In Selected Works, pp. 59-64. Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1991; p. 61, reproduced (as Seated Man).

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