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Aphrodite with a swan(?)

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Aphrodite with a swan (?). Body nude from waist up. Bird nestles under left breast. Yellow on hair; black on eyes; pink on flesh; dark pink on right earring; red stripe about neck; brown on bird; red on himation.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, modern (in Archaic style), modern forgery

Dimensions

46.1 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7903

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture