Portrait of a woman
Imperial Period, Julio-Claudian
about A.D. 54–68
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 337; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 114 (additional published references).
Overall: 123 cm, 319.3 kg (48 7/16 in., 703.9 lb.) Block (Steel channel frame (A) steel palette base ): 5.7 x 67.3 x 55.9 cm (2 1/4 x 26 1/2 x 22 in.) Block (Back support wall palette with side arms): 127 x 81.3 x 6 cm (50 x 32 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Classical Roman Gallery (Gallery 213)
Fragment of statue of a woman, standing. Missing: head, left foot and ankle, and lower part of right leg and part of drapery near the left leg. Woman wears himation wrapped tightly over her chiton and has braids that fall down to her shoulders and wears a ring. Possibly Neronian.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund