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Statuette of a boy

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The figure stands awkwardly with his big feet on a circular pedestal; he wears a poet's wreath on his head and a himation which envelopes his arms. Some encrustation; green and brown patina.

Provenance

From a sale in Paris, June 7, 1922, lot 114 (information from S. Reinach, Répertoire de la statuaire grecque et romaine, V, p. 351, no. 2); by 1960: with Fahim Kouchakji, 30 East 60th Street, Suite 904, New York 22; May 11, 1960: purchased by MFA from Fahim Kouchakji for $ 800.00

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson, by exchange

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 50–130

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 137.

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.530

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture