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Boy holding a tragic mask

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Seated boy holding a tragic mask on his right knee. Red on attachment of petasos; traces of flesh-color on body, of pink on himation, of black on base and seat. White slip in places. Front of right foot and petasos are missing.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); 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

13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7847

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture