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Woman With a Dove, Leaning on a Column

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Statuette of woman leaning on a column. Red-brown on hair, pinkish flesh-color in places, carmine on lips, blue on the bird and the himation on left arm; violet on himation about legs, black on eyebrows. Right side of head cracked in firing.


By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, about 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra (?), Boiotia, Greece


18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World