Boy holding a tragic mask
Mid-Third Century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra
13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)
Seated boy holding a tragic mask on his right knee. Red on attachment of petasos; traces of flesh-color on body, of pink on himation, of black on base and seat. White slip in places. Front of right foot and petasos hat (see Boston 01.7853) are missing.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution