Dwarf

Greco-Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 142.

Dimensions

Height: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.171

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

He stands with his legs apart. The left hand carries an undetermined object pressed against the left shoulder. He wears a conical cap. The base may be an altar. The right arm is missing from the elbow. The base is antique but seems not to belong. Greenish patina with slight corrosion in spots, and earth encrustation.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (bought in Rome, 1901); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution