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Woman Holding a Fan

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Statuette of a standing woman. Fan in left hand. Red-brown on the hair, traces of pink on face; darker pink on the lips, blue on the himation. White slip well preserved. The base does not belong.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7785

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture