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Youth Leaning on a Column

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Statuette of youth standing, leaning on a column. White slip. Head is red, and appears to be too small for the body.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Munich: probably lot 218 in the Helbing (Margaritis) sale 1899.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, about 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7790

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture