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Caricature of a poet singing

Caricature of a poet singing. He wears a high wreath or stephane and carries a lyre. Traces of green on wreath; red-brown on hair; red-brown and white on lyre; light, brownish flesh color; red on eyes and lips; black eyebrows and lashes; pink and white on chiton; white on mantle; creamy color on...

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Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Aegina.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Accession Number

01.7909

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture