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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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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

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Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

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The Ancient World