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Comic actor

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Comic actor standing. Huge stomach. Wears a wreath with fillet; and on each shoulder. Dark red on face and traces of blue on wreath. Old Attic Comedy (Bieber); Boiotia? 375-350 (Webster)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical Period, 400–325 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Attica or Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8013

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture