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Statuette of Eros and Psyche

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Group of Eros and Psyche. They stand side by side and they are interlinked. There have two wings, one fitted to each figure's outer shoulder. Eros stands on his right leg and has his left crossed in front of the other. He is nude apart from a drapery that is hanging over his back and his right...

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Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from the Metaxas Coll. in Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 015.

Dimensions

32.1 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7700

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture