Boy holding a comic mask

Greek


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7869

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Seated boy holds comic mask of Slave from New Comedy on his lap. Wears heavy, round wreath. Red-brown on hair; deep red on flesh; traces of red on mask and chiton; of pearl gray on seat.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: from Kardhitza certainly.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution