Comic actor

Greek
Late Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica or Boiotia

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8013

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Comic actor standing. Huge stomach. Wears a wreath with fillet; and on each shoulder. Dark red on face and traces of blue on wreath.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution