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Torso of Eros figurine

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Torso of an Eros lacking both arms, head, left leg, right front knee; he stood on right leg, the body showing a strong line of rhythm. Behind each shoulder a cut for the attachment of wings.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek,

Dimensions

15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7646

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture