Draped woman

Italic
Classical or Hellenistic Period
about 4th century B.C. or later


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 212; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.501

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

She holds a patera in her extended right hand and wears a large, flowery hat, chiton, and tight himation. The tang at the lower left side suggests she may have been attached to another figure. Crusty, green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson to MFA, September 12, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson