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Torso of a figurine of a youth

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Torso of a youth lacking head, arms, left leg, right leg from knee. Praxitelean pose. Break behind left shoulder shows attachment of a wing.

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, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7647

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture