Dwarf

Roman
Early Imperial Period
about 20 B.C.–A.D. 30


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 146; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.32e

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

He wears a rolled fillet with a floral device above his forehead and appears to be battling with his monstrous seven-headed phallos. Surface badly corroded.

Provenance

By 1907: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Italy, 1907); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren