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Statuette of flying Victory

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The extended right hand held a wreath, and a small trophy or standard or palm was undoubtedly supported in the crook of the left arm. Green patina, with some pitting. Right arm from above elbow missing; edges of wings and drapery slightly damaged. The image is based on the Victory alighting on...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York 21; November 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor for $ 3,000-

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Roman, Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C. to 1st century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 074; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.971

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture