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Lion Head Water Spout

Culture Greek
Title Lion Head Water Spout
Date 350–300 BCE
Medium Marble
Dimensions Object: 4 × 5 3/8 × 5 in. (10.2 × 13.7 × 12.7 cm)
Overall: 4 × 5 3/8 × 5 in. (10.2 × 13.7 × 12.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Edward C. von Tress, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 83.12

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1983, Gift to the Indiana University Art Museum from Mrs. Edward C. Von Tress, Bloomington, IN

? –1983, Collection of Mrs. Edward C. Von Tress (Zee Von Tress), Bloomington, IN (presumably by descent)

Probably: Collection of Edward C. Von Tress (born 1899), Bloomington, IN [1]



Edward C. Von Tress graduated from Indiana University in 1921. He was an avid art collector.

Provenance research is ongoing for this and many other items in the Eskenazi Museum of Art permanent collection. For more information about the provenance of this artwork, please contact the department curator with specific questions.

June 11–September 4, 2016, "Spotlights: Five Views into the Eskenazi Museum of Art's Collection," Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

June 15–September 2, 2007, "Architecture Real and Imagined," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN

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