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The slim youth leans to his left in relaxed/languorous pose with his right hip cocked to the side while his torso bends to the left. The pose creates a sinuous contour. The left shoulder is raised above his right shoulder and his straight right leg is behind the flexed, advanced left leg. His...

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By 1973: Benjamin Rowland, Jr. Estate; bequest of Benjamin Rowland, Jr. to MFA, February 13, 1974

Credit Line

Bequest of Benjamin Rowland, Jr.

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 161; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 111 (additional published references).


Height: 74 cm (29 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble from the Greek mainland (probably Pentelic)


The Ancient World