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Youth leaning on a column

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Youth leaning on a column, wearing a himation and heavy round wreath. Red-brown on hair, pinkish flesh-color on flesh, trace of pink on himation, white slip well preserved. Much broken and repaired. Missing: fingers and thumb of right hand, and many small pieces.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Tanagra.); 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

26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7813

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture