Figurine of Eros

Greco-Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 101.

Dimensions

4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4441

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

He advances with left foot forward and arms outstretched, bent at the elbow. He could have held a bow and arrow, or a fillet. Heavily encrusted. Right arm from middle of forearm and left hand are missing.

Provenance

Hay Collection.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way