Figurine of a youth

Greek
Classical Period
about 430 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 045.

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

98.666

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The youth’s hands are extended, and the left held a small object (a die according to Robinson). The head is noteworthy for being turned to one side. The right hand is broken off above the wrist. Olive green patina with areas of slight corrosion.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: sent from Athens); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund