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Nude woman, viewing her back

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Nude, fat woman. Arms crossed, head twisted around to left shoulder. Perhaps a caricature intended to evoke the maenad of Skopas.

Provenance

By 1903: with E. P. Warren (according to his records: Bought in Athens); purchased by MFA, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Late Classical Period, Probably second half of 4th century

Place of Manufacture

Athens ?, Attica ?, Greece

Dimensions

13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.915

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture