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Fragmentary statuette of a youth

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Statuette of youth preserved down to the waist. He stands with his head raised and turned to right. He wears himation: it covers his right arm which is laid over left. Lab exam, May 29, 1990 (Richard Newman) "head may contain some local restoration but it is probably genuine" (sampling and...

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Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Taranto.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greek, South Italian, Late 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.226

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture