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Woman standing by a column

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Woman standing by column, holding a fan in her left hand. Traces of red-brown on hair; of ruddy flesh-color on the left side of face; pink on fan; blue on himation near column. Badly incrusted.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7872

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture