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Eros holding a mirror

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Eros in himation and heavy, round wreath, holding an open mirror against his body in front. Red on the hair; creamy flesh-color; red on lips; greenish blue on himation; traces of yellow on the mirror and black on right wing. Missing: right wing and both legs from knees.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7794

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture