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Figurine of a running girl ("Lasa")

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The running girl wears a chiton and close-fitting shirt with short sleeves. Her hair is in long, wavy locks on each side of her neck and on her shoulders. The figure was attached at the back to something else, and the feet show traces of an attachment. Her semi-divine atmosphere is stressed by...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: sent from Reggio: Southern Italy); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, Early 5th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 198; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.662

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture