Fragmentary statuette of a youth
Greek, South Italian
Late 5th century B.C.
20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of youth preserved down to the waist. He stands with his head raised and turned to right. He wears himation: it covers his right arm which is laid over left.
Lab exam, May 29, 1990 (Richard Newman) “head may contain some local restoration but it is probably genuine” (sampling and X-radiography)
By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Taranto.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912