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Youth

An attachment (finial) for a candelabrum? The youth is standing on a small plinth, leaning cross-legged on a thin club, and wearing a chlamys. His right hand held something, perhaps a phiale. There is a fillet in the hair, and the locks falling over the forehead recall the Blond Boy from the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 460 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 050; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Accession Number

96.709

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture