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Comic actor with his hand on a basket

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Comic actor. Old Comedy (Bieber) He stands with head inclined to left, right hand raised , left hand on basket before stomach.He is nude below the waist. Remains of red on face: pupils of eyes painted black. "Stumps on side of shoulders probably from stromata on back." Bieber

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren; gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 375–350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.99

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture