Reclining ewe

Greco-Roman
Greco-Roman Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 170A; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1033

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The presentation is naturalistic, with dotted incisions and series of wrinkles for fleece and folds of skin. Light and dark green patina.

Provenance

By 1967: Richard R. Wagner Collection (said to be from Asia Minor); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, December 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner