Right forearm and hand

Greek or Roman
Hellenistic or Imperial Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 062.

Dimensions

Length: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.165

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Greek & Roman Sculpture Gallery (Gallery 211)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The nude arm is bent at the elbow and wrist; the fingers are curled inwards with the thumb touching the index finger. Creased skin is visible on the interior of the arm below the elbow and on the wrist.

Condition. arm is broken in a jagged line above the elbow. Small linear abrasions cover the length of the forearm. Dark gray patina overall with dark red patches along the elbow and wrist.

Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to his records: Bought in Constantinople. 1899.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution