User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Boy Carrying Fruit

Start collecting

Standing boy carrying fruit in lifted end of chiton. Wears a wreath of leaves with broad fillet-ends hanging on shoulders. Traces of pink on chiton. On the back a mark: (add Greek)

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman Provincial, Early Imperial Period, early 1st century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 021.

Dimensions

19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7743

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture