Fragmentary statuette of a youth

Greek, South Italian
Late 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.226

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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)

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912