Caricature of a Male Torso

Greek, East Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
probably 1st century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7661

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Torso. Caricature of a man. Exaggerated muscles; lacks head, arms, and legs. Left leg was advanced; arms were extended to front.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said from Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution