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Boy holding a comic mask

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Seated boy holding comic mask on his lap. Wears heavy, round wreath. Red-brown on hair; deep red on flesh; traces of red on mask and chiton; of pearl gray on seat.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7869

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture