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Eros and a Dog

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On high, molded base, group of Eros and a dog. Eros is marching to the right following the dog. He holds the leash of the dog with right hand and with his left he holds/lifts his himation. The himation covers the lower part of the body, from the waist down. He also wears a thick wreath. Traces...

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Provenance

By date unknown: H. Hoffmann Collection; 1899: Hôtel Drouot auction of the H. Hoffmann Collection (Paris, May 15-19, 1899, lot 205); by 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Hoffmann Sale 1899, no. 205 = T.C. Gréau pl. 34.2); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman, East Mediterranean, Early Imperial Period, early 1st century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 027.

Dimensions

14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7718

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture