Artist Reuben Nakian, American, 1897 - 1986
  • Goddess of the Golden Thighs
Date 1964 - 1966
Medium bronze with areas of metallic gilding
Dimensions Overall: 104 1/2 × 145 inches (265.4 cm × 3 m 68.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Accession Number 68.160
Department Contemporary Art after 1950
On View College for Creative Studies, Josephine F. Ford Sculpture Garden, Level o (see map)
Signed Signed on back, middle left and running diagonally from upper left to lower right: NAKIAN
Inscriptions Inscribed, dated to right of above inscription: 1/4 | 1964/65
(Egan Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
1968-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Mendelowitz, D. M. A History of American Art, 2nd ed. New York, 1970, fig. 680, p. 501, (ill.).

Ocvirk, O. G. et al. Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice. Dubuque, IA, 1975, fig. 222, (ill.).

"Sculpture: Demigods from Stamford." TIME (June 30, 1967): 51 (color ill.).