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Reclining ewe

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The presentation is naturalistic, with dotted incisions and series of wrinkles for fleece and folds of skin. Light and dark green patina.

Provenance

By 1967: Richard R. Wagner Collection (said to be from Asia Minor); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, December 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Greco-Roman, Greco-Roman Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 170A; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1033

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture