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Caricature of a Male Torso

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Torso. Caricature of a man. Exaggerated muscles; lacks head, arms, and legs. Left leg was advanced; arms were extended to front.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said from Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, probably 1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7661

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture