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Draped woman leaning on a pillar with Eros at the side

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Statuette of a standing draped woman leaning on a pillar. She is resting her right hand on her hip and her left elbow on a pillar. On the front of the pillar there is a figure of nude Eros wearing a floral crown. The woman is wearing a long chiton and an himation that wraps all around her body....

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased from Edward Perry Warren by W. A. Gardner; gift of W. A. Gardner to MFA, December 12, 1907

Credit Line

Gift of W. A. Gardner

Greek, Hellenistic Period, late 3rd or early 2nd B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Turkey

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 102.

Dimensions

38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.865

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture