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Figurine of a youth riding a horse

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Youth mounted on a horse. Horse has no hind legs, but ends behind the rider in a flat, vertical support. Horse yellowish-white; mane black; eye and lines of face of same color; traces of ruddy flesh color on face and body of youth; chocolate-brown curls. Details of harness modeled and painted...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens & said to come from Anthedon.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period,

Dimensions

15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.348

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture