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Nymph seated on a rock wearing a sun hat

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Woman seated with right hand on rock. Wears a petasos. Red on the petasos and on the sole of the right shoe; a trace of pink on the rock. White slip in many places. Slight restoration in the veil.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: known to be from Tanagra); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, Late 4th or 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7792

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture