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He is nude and rests his left elbow on a cushion. He was originally fastened by a large pin through the left thigh. His palms are open and extended. Patina green and blue, crusty in spots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Ferroni, Rome; purchased from Ferroni, through Richard Norton, September 10, 1908

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Italic, Archaic? Period, about 480 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 189.

Dimensions

Height x length: 3.2 x 5.6 cm (1 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.372

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture