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Young Satyr

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The tip of the nose has been restored in plaster. The face has been cleaned, and there are some damaged and reworked locks in the hair. Although the young satyr's original pose is impossible to determine, the statue was undoubtedly like those which portray youthful satyrs leaning against a...

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Provenance

By 1888: with R. Lanciani (said to have been in the hands of Innocenti and Zavazzi for some time); purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, January 29, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of a Class of Young Ladies

Greco-Roman Period

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 203; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 112 (additional published references).

Dimensions

22.5 x 15 cm (8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

89.3

Medium or Technique

Marble with some crystals, perhaps from western Asia Minor

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture