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Youth Drawn by a Dog Cart

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Boy driving a wheeled cart, which is drawn by dogs. The group is standing on a two-step base. The boy is wearing a chlamys, which is hanging behind his back and the wind flies it out. He has his hair tied up behind. His hands are extended in the front and he touches the dogs or holds the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: H. Hoffmann Collection; 1899: Hôtel Drouot auction of the H. Hoffmann Collection (Paris, May 15-19, 1899, lot 206); by 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Hoffmann Sale 1899, no. 206 = T.C. Gréau pl. 34.1); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C. or later

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 028.

Dimensions

8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7727

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture