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Woman Holding a Fan

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Woman stands in same way and is draped in same way as 01.7803. Head is turned to right, hair styled in a melon coiffure. A fan in left hand. Red-brown on hair; red on the sphendone. Traces of blue and pink on the himation. White slip well preserved. Left brow and chin restored.

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 the 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

23.9 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7804

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture