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Facsimile of painting on left wall, Tomba della Leonesse

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Original in the Tomba delle Leonesse (Tarquinia, c. 510 B.C.). Contour-drawing of a young boy (?) standing on a stool and holding a flute and a flower. The artist has rendered a pair of feet of a man lying in front of the boy in a peculiar manner. C. Jacobsen showed great interest in the...

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By 1905: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Fiske Warren to MFA, May 28, 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Fiske Warren

Italic, Etruscan, 1898

Place of Manufacture

Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy


Height x width: 74.5 x 47.5 cm (29 5/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas


The Ancient World