Male figure reclining on a rock

Greek, South Italian ?


Dimensions

7 x 13 cm (2 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7970

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Male figure reclining on a rock. Apparently has two small horns growing from forehead. Gilding on figure and drapery; traces of green on rock. A piece is missing from the drapery over the left arm. In the rock is a round hole for attachment.

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1900: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C (auction of the Forman Collection, part 2, July 2 - 5, 1900, lot 191 [including MFA 01.7969 - 01.7980]); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution